01. The police are using eyewitness reports of the murder in an attempt to [reconstruct] the events of the night.
02. He had to have [reconstructive] surgery to repair damage done to his nose in the car accident.
03. Parts of the church had to be [reconstructed] after the bombing.
04. After the war, the Allies helped pay to [reconstruct] the countries devastated during the bombing of Europe.
05. [Reconstruction] of the road will begin once the gas lines have been completed.
06. Since World War Two, Japan has been able to [reconstruct] itself into one of the most dynamic economies in the world.
07. He lost his memory in the accident, and needed help to [reconstruct] the events of the previous few days.
08. Researchers were able to [reconstruct] an earlier form of the language by comparing it with related languages.
09. The government of Adolf Hitler tried to [reconstruct] the whole of German society to conform to National Socialist ideology.
10. Iraq will need a great deal of foreign aid for [reconstruction] once the war is over.
11. [Reconstruction] of the city core after the earthquake cost in the billions of dollars.
12. The [reconstruction] of the economies of the former communist countries of Europe was a very difficult period for the people there.
13. Psychologist Ulric Niesser once suggested that most of our oldest memories are the product of repeated rehearsal and [reconstruction].
14. Following the destruction of the Polish city of Warsaw in World War Two, the city was [reconstructed] using old prints and paintings as architectural models.
15. In April of 1922, a conference began to discuss the [reconstruction] of Europe after World War I.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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