jungle


jungle
01. Monkeys screamed, and birds chattered from the tops of trees as we entered the [jungle].
02. The forested area of the [jungle] has been largely cut down to make way for cattle farms.
03. He survived in the [jungle] for three months by himself.
04. The hunters followed the tracks of the leopard through the [jungle].
05. The origin of bananas can be traced back to the Malaysian [jungles] of Southeast Asia.
06. The pygmy people living in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are able to slip easily through the [jungle] growth of the forest which is their home.
07. Studies show that increasing pesticide use has created a [jungle] of at least 48 "super-weeds" that are resistant to chemicals.
08. The pattern on the wallpaper in the kids' room is of a tropical [jungle] with exotic plants, birds and animals.
09. Indian elephants often march through the [jungle] in a line.
10. The Brazil nut is the seed of a giant tree that grows in South America's Amazon [jungle].
11. Her 6-year-old daughter drew a wonderful picture of a [jungle] full of strange plants and insects.
12. The guerrillas were difficult to see in the [jungle] because they were wearing camouflage clothing.
13. Ben is a true adventurer. He has climbed this country's highest mountain, canoed across the continent, and hiked through the Amazon [jungle].
14. In 1972, Japanese soldier Shoichi Yokoi was discovered on Guam, having spent 28 years hiding in the [jungle] thinking World War Two was still going on.
15. A Ghanaian proverb notes that if there were no elephant in the [jungle], the buffalo would be a great animal.
16. An African proverb tells us, "Hunt in every [jungle], for there is wisdom and good hunting in all of them."
17. Margaret Mead once said, "Of all the peoples whom I have studied, I always find that at least 50 percent would prefer to have at least one [jungle] between themselves and their mothers-in-law."
18. Honduran white bats make themselves tents out of leaves to protect their small colonies from [jungle] rains.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

Synonyms:
(of brushwood, shrubs, and woods),


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