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01. I read an interesting [item] in the newspaper about how cloning may be used to grow human organs for transplant in the future.
02. You should make up a list of the [items] you want to take with you on your trip.
03. We need to make up an [itemized] list of everything required before beginning work on building the playground.
04. The most valuable [item] on sale at the auction is a shirt apparently worn by Napoleon himself.
05. The menu always includes a couple of new [items] that they are trying out.
06. The final [item] on our agenda today is a plan for celebrating the tenth anniversary of our company.
07. You should [itemize] and label everything you're taking to summer camp so that nothing gets lost.
08. Someone once said that despite the high cost of living, it remains a popular [item].
09. I read somewhere that the average supermarket stocks 12,341 different [items].
10. French fries are the most-ordered [item] in American restaurants.
11. The first merchandise [item] to feature Mickey Mouse was sold in 1929.
12. To save money on your food bill while shopping at the grocery store, look down; less costly [items] are often on bottom shelves, whereas more expensive ones are placed at eye level.
13. The short-term memory capacity for most people is between five and nine [items] or numbers.
14. The literary collections in the New York Public Library expand at the rate of approximately 10,000 [items] per week, in dozens of languages.
15. In the United States in 1999, $1 billion was spent on beauty [items] for fingernails.
16. After many years of colonial rule, French bread is still a popular breakfast [item] in Laos.
17. Education is one of the biggest [items] in the national budget of Tanzania.
18. We need to [itemize] all our office supplies before we put in a new order so that we don't end up ordering stuff we don't need.
19. We asked the waitress for an [itemized] list of the drinks because our bill seemed much higher than expected.
20. We need an [itemised] list of supplies that will need to be ordered for the new office.

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