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01. We walked along the [shore], watching the waves, and looking for seashells.
02. After 6 hours in a canoe, it felt good to be back on [shore].
03. We could see bears walking along the [shore] of the river as we paddled by.
04. We pulled the kayaks up on [shore], and sat down on the beach for a picnic.
05. We couldn't get too close to the [shore] in the sailboat because the water was too shallow.
06. The boys jumped off the raft, and swam to [shore].
07. We decided to carry the canoe along the [shore] until we got past the rapids.
08. The cities of Tokyo, Yokohama, and Kawasaki are found on the northwestern [shore] of Tokyo Bay on the east-central coast of Honshu Island, Japan.
09. Michael rowed the boat [ashore], and set up the tent.
10. André Gide once said that man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the [shore].
11. Hundreds of people lined up on the [shore] to watch the old sailing ships float by.
12. Legend has it that the first potato was brought to Ireland's [shores] by Sir Walter Raleigh.
13. The French started building Djibouti City on the southern shore of the Gulf of Tadjoura in 1888.
14. A Russian proverb advises, "Pray to God, but keep rowing to the [shore]."
15. In the year 1000, the Viking Leif Erikson explored the [shores] of North America.

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