01. The famous actor is in [rehabilitation] for a serious drug problem.
02. The purpose of prisons should be not to punish, but to [rehabilitate] prisoners so that they can lead productive lives once they are released from jail.
03. My ex-husband is a [rehabilitated] alcoholic who destroyed our marriage, and almost drank himself to death before finally quitting.
04. The judge ordered the addict to attend [rehab] to get over his heroin habit.
05. There is an alcohol and drug [rehabilitation] center near our house.
06. A number of people who were imprisoned, and called enemies of the state by the communist regime have now been [rehabilitated], and are being treated as heroes by the new democratic government.
07. The [rehabilitation] of young offenders is a very lengthy process requiring a great deal of understanding and effort.
08. Once he was able to quit his cocaine habit, he began to volunteer in a center which is dedicated to [rehabilitating] those who want to get off drugs.
09. The new government has [rehabilitated] some past figures from history who had been described as enemies of the people by the previous regime.
10. She works as a counselor at a [rehabilitation] center for drug addicts.
11. In December of 1984, movie star Elizabeth Taylor entered a drug [rehabilitation] center to cure her 25-year dependency on drugs.
12. Our organization is working to implement victim assistance and [rehabilitation] programs in the war-torn region.
13. She had to go through [rehabilitation] for months to learn to walk again after breaking her back in a car accident.
14. After losing both legs in a motorcycle accident, he had to go through months of [rehabilitation] to learn how to walk with artificial limbs.
15. Jerry Brown once noted, "Prisons don't [rehabilitate], they don't punish, they don't protect, so what the hell do they do?"

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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