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01. Be careful with that knife; it is really [sharp].
02. Make sure you [sharpen] your pencils before the test begins.
03. We need to [sharpen] this knife; I can't cut anything with it.
04. Ronaldo cut his foot on a [sharp] rock at the beach.
05. She has bright red fingernails which she [sharpens] to a point.
06. He almost lost control of the car going around a [sharp] corner.
07. The number of homeless people in this area has risen [sharply] in the last ten years.
08. He's pretty [sharp]; you won't be able to fool him.
09. The teeth of a piranha fish are very [sharp] and can cut like a razor.
10. The knight [sharpened] his sword in preparation for battle.
11. The [sharp] increase in oil prices is expected to cause a downturn in the economy.
12. The [sharp] claws of the cat help it to protect itself and to catch food.
13. He felt a [sharp] pain in his back when he bent over.
14. There is a [sharp] turn coming up so you'd better slow down.
15. The racer turned too [sharply] going around the corner and crashed into the barrier.
16. There is a Gaelic proverb which observes that some of the sweetest berries grow among the [sharpest] thorns.
17. Confucius observed that he that would perfect his work must first [sharpen] his tools.
18. There is a Saudi Arabian proverb which states that spirit is the sword, and experience the [sharpening] stone.

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