01. The little girl fell asleep in her mother's arms, [hugging] her teddy bear
02. Jane's mother cried, and [hugged] her when Jane told her she was getting married.
03. Merry Christmas! Come over here, and let me give you a big [hug].
04. When my mother took me to the airport to come to England, she gave me a big [hug], and started to cry.
05. The girl [hugged] her books to her chest as she walked down the hall.
06. The old woman [hugged] her grandchildren, and kissed them both on the cheeks.
07. Suki ran over to her father, and [hugged] his leg as soon as he walked in the door.
08. She kissed and [hugged] her boyfriend, and told him she loved him.
09. The young boy sat on the ground, [hugging] his legs to his chest.
10. The old highway [hugs] the coast for about twenty miles before turning inland.
11. The little boy cried, and [hugged] his mother as his father got on the plane.
12. When the winner was announced, the young woman jumped up, [hugged] her friends, and then ran up on stage.
13. There is a Maltese proverb which observes that a kiss without a [hug] is like a flower without fragrance.
14. Bonnell once remarked that of all the riches that we [hug], of all the pleasures we enjoy, we can carry no more out of this world than out of a dream.
15. Someone once said that when you [hug] someone, never be the first to let go.
16. [Hugging] the coast of the island of Cyprus are the narrow Kyrenia Mountains.
17. Someone once suggested that one arm makes dangerous driving, and very poor [hugging].
18. A 1985 study done in the U.S. stated that women were generally more willing to [hug] than men.
19. Rapper Jah Rule sang, "Nobody loves me. Sometimes I wish God could come down and [hug] me."
20. The old woman nervously [hugged] her purse to her chest as the men walked by.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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