01. Don't plug the toaster and the iron into the same [outlet] or you'll blow a fuse.
02. The top-selling retailing [outlet] each year will receive bonuses of 25% for each of the employees.
03. The biggest bank in the world in terms of the number of its branches is the Bank of India, with almost 13,000 [outlets].
04. Jane enjoys painting as a creative [outlet] for the daily stresses of life.
05. A department store spokesman says that their new [outlet] will create more than 75 permanent jobs in the city.
06. The electrical current isn't very strong for the [outlet] in the bathroom.
07. My son earned enough money for a trip to Disneyland working at a fast food [outlet] for the summer.
08. The [outlet] pipe was blocked, causing water to back up into the basement.
09. Sports are an excellent [outlet] for all the energy young people have.
10. Karachi is an important shipping [outlet] for Pakistan's foreign trade.
11. We can't put a lamp in the hallway because there is no [outlet] to plug it in.
12. Loan companies and instant cash [outlets] prey on those who already have problems managing their money.
13. Why pay more at a retail [outlet] when you can buy direct from the wholesaler, at Ken's Megastore?
14. The company generally opens about 10 new retail [outlets] a year.
15. The university newspaper was able to scoop the major media [outlets] with its story showing that the university president had lied about his credentials.
16. Alexander McArthur once wrote "Battles and sex are the only free diversions in slum life. Couple them with drink, which costs money, and you have the three principal [outlets] for that escape."
17. Angelina Jolie once stated, "If I didn't have my films as an [outlet] for all the different sides of me, I would probably be locked up."
18. A recent study revealed that [outlets] selling junk foods near schools in poor neighborhoods outnumbered stores selling healthy foods by nearly six to one.
19. Arnold Schwarzenegger once remarked that training gives us an [outlet] for suppressed energies created by stress and thus tones the spirit just as exercise conditions the body.

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