mold


mold
01. He poured the liquid clay into the [mold] and then set it aside to dry.
02. She separated the [mold] into its two halves and lifted out the little clay kitten she had made.
03. I don't like blue cheese; to me it just tastes like [mold].
04. The bread was getting [moldy], so I threw it out.
05. Absolutely pure gold is so soft that it can be [molded] with the hands.
06. In 1928, Scottish scientist Alexander Fleming discovered the antibiotic effects of the penicillin [mold].
07. In my science class, we grew a culture of [mold] on a piece of bread.
08. Penicillin is derived from a certain kind of [mold].
09. Yi-Ping works in a factory pouring plastic into [molds] to make telephone receivers.
10. Jane [molded] the clay into the shape of a large bowl.
11. Children's interpretation of media content is [molded] by the opinions of parents, teachers, and friends.
12. My mom made a wonderful birthday cake for me using a [mold] shaped like a dinosaur.
13. Her tight leather pants were perfectly [molded] to her beautiful long legs.
14. The cat [molded] itself around my feet and began to purr.
15. In the 1980s and early 1990s, the wine industry was plagued with bad corks, which gave many wines a [moldy] smell and taste.
16. The classic shallow champagne glass takes its shape from wax [molds] made of the breasts of Marie Antoinette.
17. He had just bitten into his sandwich when he noticed that the bread was all [moldy].
18. Children are [molded] to a certain degree by their parents and family, and by the experiences they have as they grow up.
19. The old man has [molded] his son into his image so that he can take over the company one day.
20. A Mexican proverb notes that we are all made of the same clay, but not from the same [mold].
21. Charlotte Bronte once remarked that if you are cast in a different [mold] to the majority, it is no merit of yours: Nature did it.
22. Alfred, Lord Tennyson once wrote, "Old men must die, or the world would grow [moldy], would only breed the past again."
23. Samuel Butler once suggested that it is our less conscious thoughts and our less conscious actions which mainly [mold] our lives and the lives of those who spring from us.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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