01. The government has recently issued [guidelines] on the teaching of ethics in the schools.
02. The university has very clear [guidelines] regarding the conduct of teachers towards students.
03. These are not strict rules. They are merely some suggested [guidelines] which we believe will prove helpful.
04. The doctor gave me some helpful [guidelines] for setting up a diet that will help me to lose weight, and keep it off.
05. You must follow the [guidelines] for essay writing to ensure your essay has the proper format.
06. The chart on weight and height is only meant to be a [guideline] to determine if you may be overweight. Consult your doctor before deciding whether or not you need to be on a diet.
07. The mortgage figure you were quoted is only a [guideline], and a lower rate can probably be negotiated, depending on your credit rating.
08. Clearer [guidelines] on defining what is to be considered organic food will help consumers make informed choices.
09. Belva Lockwood once observed that we can't abolish prejudice through laws, but we can set up [guidelines] for our actions by legislation.
10. David Letterman once joked that traffic signals in New York are just rough [guidelines].
11. Sue Woodman once remarked that living by basic good-mothering [guidelines] enables a mom to blend the responsibilities of parenthood with its joys; to know when to stand her ground, and when to be flexible.
12. The Student Handbook has [guidelines] that students must follow in terms of attendance, punctuality and completion of homework.
13. Although [guidelines] require that animals used in research be treated humanely, controversy over their use still continues.
14. Dating, mating and the sexual act are all governed by rules and [guidelines] which are specific to a given culture.

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