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01. My dad has just gotten a job in his company's [headquarters] in Indianapolis, so we're going to move in a couple of months.
02. The company has branches in cities all over the world, but their [headquarters] are located in New York.
03. The company is moving its [headquarters] to Mexico, where production costs are lower.
04. The firm's [headquarters] are in Atlanta, but they have branches all over North America.
05. I can't make that big a decision by myself. I'm going to have to speak with someone at our company [headquarters] before doing anything.
06. The [headquarters] of our Internet business are actually located in my living room.
07. Starbuck's is [headquartered] in Seattle.
08. More than 300 technical staff gathered around computers at Microsoft Corp.'s [headquarters] on New Year's Eve 1999, marking the new millennium by waiting to see if there were any major problems which might be generated as a result of Y2K bugs.
09. The New York [headquarters] of the United Nations requires the services of 4,500 people.
10. Toronto is being considered as a site for the [headquarters] of a new Olympic anti-doping institution.
11. During World War Two, Algiers, the capital of Algeria, served as a major [headquarters] for the Allied forces.
12. The city of Halifax has one of the best natural harbors in the world, and is the [headquarters] of Canada's navy.
13. In Mongolia, weddings consist of a formal signing of the marriage register at county [headquarters], followed by a family feast.
14. Norman Schwarzkopf once said that you should always do what is right, not what you think the high [headquarters] wants or what you think will make you look good.
15. French residents or French companies with their [headquarters] in Monaco pay no tax in that tiny country.
16. The Beatles made their last public appearance at a free concert on the roof of their Apple corporate [headquarters] in 1969.
17. In February of 1952, the United Nations held its first meetings in its new permanent [headquarters] in New York.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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