01. Current [regulations] forbid the use of company cars for personal reasons.
02. Some people think that access to the Internet should be [regulated] so that children are not exposed to pornography.
03. The veterinarian told Sammy to [regulate] the amount of food he gives his puppy.
04. The children's rude behavior was against the school's [regulations].
05. The government has strict [regulations] regarding salmon fishing in our state.
06. The university's [regulations] are posted on the website.
07. He has difficulty [regulating] the time he gets up in the morning.
08. My wife uses birth control pills to [regulate] her period.
09. Someone once noted that the Lord's Prayer is 66 words, the Gettysburg Address is 286 words, and there are 1,322 words in the Declaration of Independence. Yet, government [regulations] on the sale of cabbage total 26,911 words.
10. Alligators depend on external heat sources to [regulate] their body temperature.
11. In order to produce the best quality ball, every [regulation] baseball in the world is sewn by hand.
12. From all levels of government, Americans get 175,000 new laws, and two million new [regulations] every year.
13. In the future, we may have tiny computers inside us to monitor, and even [regulate] functions such as heart rate or blood pressure.
14. Water and salt [regulate] the water content of the body.
15. Illegal drugs are produced without [regulatory] control, and hence can contain many dangerous substances.
16. Critics claim that [deregulation] of the industry has resulted in poor service and higher costs.
17. Consumer groups fear that, if left [unregulated], the airline industry will reduce or eliminate service on routes less travelled.
18. Each time you take a breath of air, receptors in your lungs send a signal that [regulates] the length of time before your next breath.
19. Our financial sector is protected by several government [regulators] and enforcers, including the police and other prosecution authorities.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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