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01. The company that I work at has a [scheme] to increase its sales without increasing its costs.
02. Oliver is always [scheming] to get the most money for the least amount of work possible.
03. I don't think the government's [scheme] to reduce unemployment is going to work.
04. Be careful of Henry; he is always [scheming] to get money from people one way or another.
05. His [scheme] to make money over the Internet is totally ridiculous.
06. My ex-wife is [scheming] with her lawyer to take everything I've got.
07. A Spanish proverb states that a man in love [schemes] more than a hundred lawyers.
08. In 1980, the people of Denmark decided not to develop nuclear energy, and instead are experimenting with other energy [schemes].
09. In 1997, thousands of Albanians lost their life savings in various get-rich-quick [schemes].
10. He is a sleazy [scheming] politician who will do anything to stay in power.
11. There is a Spanish proverb which observes that a poor man is all [schemes].
12. Marion is a sleazy, [scheming] person who has ruined a number of men's lives.
13. Denmark was one of the first countries in the world to introduce state social welfare [schemes].
14. In 1955, the government of Singapore set up a mandatory saving [scheme] to ensure that people would have enough money for their retirement or if they lost their job.
15. The public was only able to see a very general [schematic] outline of the plans for the new housing project.
16. His ex-wife had long [schemed] to gain control of his financial empire.
17. The instructor illustrated a computer hard drive [schematically] in order to explain the basic functioning of the system.
18. Sir William Osler once observed that when [schemes] are laid in advance, it is surprising how often the circumstances will fit in with them.

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