01. He was sent to the principal's office for [mocking] his teacher.
02. Part of our training in first aid included a [mock] fire with multiple casualties.
03. The other children often [mocked] Allan because he didn't know how to swim or ride a bicycle.
04. Trials in that country are a [mockery] of justice; the accused cannot even testify on his own behalf.
05. The students [mocked] the teacher's stutter until he became furious and ordered them to be quiet.
06. The young boy walked off the field, followed by the [mocking] laughter of the players on the opposing team.
07. We held a [mock] trial in our law class, and I was assigned the role of judge.
08. A radio DJ in Birmingham was recently suspended after staging a [mock] burglary at the home of the station's program director.
09. This coat is [mock] fur; I would never wear the skin of a real animal.
10. My aunt makes this [mock] apple pie that tastes just like the real thing, but doesn't have any apples in it at all.
11. A soldier was accidentally killed when a grenade went off during a [mock] battle exercise.
12. "Don't you even know how to type?" she asked him in a [mocking] voice.
13. He spoke to her [mockingly] of how much he missed her since their divorce.
14. The old woman claimed that homosexual unions were a [mockery] of the sacred institution of marriage.
15. On October 24, 2000, 11 months before 911, there was a [mock] terrorist incident at the Pentagon Metro stop as preparation for real incidents.
16. Gus' parents jumped back in [mock] terror when he jumped out at them from behind the door and yelled, "Boo!"
17. A Chinese proverb suggests that to [mock] your elders is to wreck the house where you have to stay tonight.
18. An Arabian proverb notes that an old lion will be [mocked] by the dogs.
19. Anna Quindlan once warned that all parents should be aware that when they [mock] or curse gay people, they may be mocking or cursing their own child.
20. Arthur Schopenhauer once stated that every nation [mocks] at other nations, and all are right.
21. In the Bible, when Jesus was on the cross, the soldiers [mocked] him, coming up and offering him sour wine, and saying, "If you are the King of the Jews, save yourself!"

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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