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01. Please don't interfere; this is an [internal] matter only.
02. This medicine can be taken [internally] or simply rubbed on the skin.
03. The police are taking action to strengthen [internal] security after the attempted attack on the President.
04. The driver of the car suffered minor [internal] injuries from his seatbelt, but was otherwise okay.
05. The patient is bleeding [internally], and needs to be operated on immediately.
06. Nicaragua has stated that the conflict with the guerrillas is an [internal] matter, and has asked the United States not to intervene.
07. The outside of the building was okay, but the [internal] walls were damaged by smoke from the fire.
08. Norman Cousins once said that laughter is a form of [internal] jogging.
09. Based on research with the human body's [internal] clock, the period between the hours of 4 and 6 in the afternoon is when people are the most irritable.
10. The body is supported by the skeleton, which also serves to protect the [internal] organs.
11. The native peoples of this country are divided [internally] by both language and culture.
12. Both Sigmund Freud and Margaret Mead were concerned with the question of how society's notions about proper behavior are [internalized] by a child.
13. Cold-blooded means that an animal doesn't have the ability to maintain an [internal] body temperature all the time; they must rely on the sun to warm them up.
14. Electrical burns often look minor on the outside, but electricity can cause serious [internal] damage.
15. [Internal] air travel is not really necessary in Kuwait due to its small size.
16. The main function of human skin is to keep the [internal] organs from drying up, and to prevent harmful germs from getting inside.
17. The company uses an in-house newsletter as an effective method of [internal] communication.
18. Our body's desire for food is influenced by a number of [internal] signals.
19. Because she [internalises] her anger, no one is ever quite sure when she's mad about something.
20. The ability of modern science to describe the [internal] structure of the moon is based on a variety of physical observations.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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