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01. Someone told me that the rays coming off the [screen] of your computer can be dangerous for your health.
02. Who has been putting their dirty hands on the computer [screen]?
03. Marly won tickets to a special [screening] of the new "The Lord of the Rings" movie at the Odeon Theater Friday night.
04. The [screen] for the IMAX films is huge, maybe ten times bigger than in a normal movie theater.
05. We just bought a movable paper [screen] for our office in order to divide the room in two.
06. Women should be [screened] for breast cancer at least once a year.
07. People who want to work with children have to be [screened] to make sure they do not have a history of child abuse.
08. Bruce Sterling once said that in a way, staring into a computer [screen] is like staring into an eclipse. It's brilliant, and you don't realize the damage until it's too late.
09. Samuel Goldwyn once remarked that a wide [screen] just makes a bad film twice as bad.
10. Years ago, exotic dancers didn't actually take off their clothes in front of men, but would undress behind a [screen] that showed a shadow of their movements.
11. Schoolchildren in Tahiti receive regular, free health [screenings].
12. In 1896, the first permits for the public [screening] of movies were issued in the area known today as Croatia.
13. Actress Marilyn Monroe did her first [screen] test in July of 1946.
14. Immigration officials have to [screen] thousands of immigrants, refugees and foreign visitors who arrive in this country every year.
15. Any adult volunteers who are working with children must be closely [screened] first to make sure they haven't had any problems with the law.
16. The price of a computer monitor depends mainly on the [screen] size.
17. One way to protect your health is to detect disease early by having appropriate [screening] tests when recommended by a health professional.

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