01. During the military [regime] of Augusto Pinochet in Chile, thousands of people were tortured and murdered because of their opposition to the government.
02. As an elite athlete, he follows a strict [regime] of eating only the healthiest food.
03. The fall of the Berlin Wall was a graphic illustration of the collapse of the Communist [regimes] in Eastern Europe.
04. Many Chilean immigrants to this country are people who were imprisoned or intimidated during the Pinochet [regime].
05. My doctor has put me on a special fitness [regime] to help me get back to good health.
06. The country's economy is struggling under a drastic [regime] of economic reforms.
07. Millions of people in the Soviet Union died or disappeared during the [regime] of Joseph Stalin.
08. Svetlana Alliluyeva once said that it is human nature that rules the world, not governments and [regimes].
09. The American government is hoping the Northern Alliance will be able to overthrow the Taliban [regime] in Afghanistan.
10. He follows a fitness [regime] which has him running at least 3 miles a day.
11. Until the corrupt [regimes] of the region are toppled and totally destroyed, the African continent will not know peace.
12. In December 1978, a large Vietnamese army swept into Cambodia, and overthrew the [regime] of Pol Pot.
13. Mexican revolutionary and guerrilla leader Pancho Villa fought the [regimes] of both Porfirio Diaz and Victoriano Huerta during the Mexican revolution.
14. In 1973, Chile's government was overthrown by a dictatorial military [regime] led by Augusto Pinochet.
15. Adolf Hitler's Nazi [regime] came to power in Germany on January 30, 1933.
16. During the U.S.-Iraq conflict in 2003, Senator John Kerry stated, "What we need now is not just a [regime] change in Saddam Hussein and Iraq, but we need a [regime] change in the United States."

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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