hunt


hunt
01. He has been [hunting] for an apartment for over 2 weeks, but hasn't found anything he likes.
02. Many people want to stop the [hunting] of grizzly bears because they are afraid the animals are becoming too rare.
03. The German submarine was [hunting] the Atlantic for signs of the Allied ships.
04. The cheetah is teaching her young to [hunt] gazelle.
05. Most wolves will [hunt] in packs.
06. The entire community joined in the [hunt] for the child who had gotten lost in the forest on a family camping trip.
07. My wife and daughter have gone bargain [hunting] at the mall for back-to-school clothes.
08. There is an Austrian proverb which states that the [hunt] is like a dance for men, but for the women the dance is the [hunt].
09. Tennyson wrote that man is the [hunter]; woman is his game.
10. It is the female lion who does more than 90 percent of the [hunting].
11. One small poison frog can produce enough toxin to arm up to four dozen arrow tips, which local South American Indians use to [hunt] monkeys and jaguars.
12. Chasing animals is a sport in Papua New Guinea, and boys are trained for the [hunt] as soon as they can walk.
13. The predominance of animal representations in the cave art of primitive man is a reflection of the importance of [hunting] to their culture.
14. In July of 1985, treasure hunters began removing $400 million in coins and silver from the ocean floor in the biggest underwater treasure [hunt] in history.
15. On August 2nd, 1100, King William II of England, son of William the Conqueror, was killed by an arrow while [hunting].

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