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01. I'd better take a [shower] before we go. I'm all sweaty from playing tennis.
02. Don't use up all the hot water when you take a [shower]! I want to have one too.
03. She threw her coat on the bed and went into the bathroom to take a [shower].
04. I had a big argument with my roommate because she always takes too long in the [shower].
05. Any new large commercial buildings that are built here have to include [showers] and lock-up space for bicycle commuters.
06. The gas chamber in the Nazi concentration camp at Birkenau, Poland was disguised as a [shower] room.
07. The weatherman is predicting [showers] for most of the week.
08. There is usually a large meteor [shower] in the middle of August each year.
09. The rocket exploded into a [shower] of golden stars, to the screams and cheers of the crowd.
10. Tomorrow will be mainly cloudy with scattered [showers] in the evening.
11. In the famous [shower] scene in the 1960 Alfred Hitchcock film "Psycho," chocolate syrup was used to simulate blood.
12. He broke his arm when he slipped on a bar of soap in the [shower], and fell.
13. The fireworks exploded, sending a [shower] of sparks down on the heads of the spectators.
14. There was a spectacular meteorite [shower] last night, with comets flying by every few seconds.
15. It has been sprinkling all morning, and [showers] are expected in the afternoon.
16. You'd better take a [shower] before you go on your date. Your hair is a mess.
17. I don't like to sit in a pool of soap and dirt in a bath. I'd much rather take a [shower].
18. He didn't have time to [shower], so he just wiped off his chest with a towel, and put on a clean shirt.
19. It was so hot outside that I had to take a cold [shower] to cool off.
20. You have to take a [shower] before going into the swimming pool.
21. The weatherman is calling for scattered [showers] this afternoon.
22. The baseball game was canceled due to [showers].
23. He threw a log onto the fire, causing a [shower] of sparks to fall on the dry grass.
24. Apart from some light [showers] this morning, the weather has been beautiful.
25. The guests [showered] the newlyweds with rice as they came out of the church.
26. My parents [showered] our children with gifts at Christmas this year.
27. She was [showered] with gold and silver jewelry by her rich boyfriend.
28. A Native American proverb notes that one [shower] doesn't make a flood.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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