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01. We have a small [shed] in our backyard where we store our gardening tools, lawn mower, and bicycles.
02. Snakes regularly [shed] their skin as they grow larger.
03. If you start learning a foreign language as an adult, you will probably never be able to [shed] your accent even if you study for 20 years.
04. We found an old skin that had been [shed] by a rattlesnake.
05. Too many people have [shed] blood in religious wars for me to have any faith.
06. Put the rake and the shovel in the garden [shed], and bring the hammer in the house.
07. Our cat is [shedding] fur all over the furniture.
08. Natalie Clifford Barney once remarked that time engraves our faces with all the tears we have not [shed].
09. There is an Armenian proverb which states that tears have meaning, but only he who [sheds] them understands.
10. There is a Brazilian proverb which remarks that where blood has been [shed], the tree of forgiveness cannot grow.
11. Frogs [shed] the outermost portion of their skin, sometimes weekly.
12. The epidermis, the outermost layer of the skin, [sheds] itself at a rate of about a million cells every 40 minutes.
13. The red color on the flag of Malawi stands for the blood which the people there [shed] to free themselves from foreign rule.
14. Bob Marley sang, "Ah, little darling, don't [shed] no tears. No woman, no cry."
15. Your skin renews itself every 28 days by [shedding] dead cells.
16. Gloria was able to [shed] a few pounds by walking to work instead of driving.
17. According to the Sikh religion, when one [sheds] one's ego, one is at peace, and one's body and mind are in health.
18. It is said that as the Buddha laying dying under a tree, the birds did not utter a sound, the winds ceased to move, and the trees [shed] flowers, which came down like tears.

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