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01. The carrots and cabbage should be well [shredded] before being added to the salad.
02. All documents must be [shredded] for reasons of privacy.
03. Investigators were sifting through [shredded] documents for evidence.
04. We stuffed the bag with pieces of [shredded] paper.
05. There is absolutely not a [shred] of truth in what she said about me.
06. [Shred] the cabbage, chop the carrots finely, and add both to the salad.
07. Experts say you should put all receipts or bank statements with your credit card information on them through a [shredder] before putting them in the garbage.
08. The athlete was left without a [shred] of self-confidence after his disastrous comeback attempt.
09. The meat was [shred] into little pieces by the wild dogs.
10. Brendan Gill once suggested that not a [shred] of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious.
11. She was so angry that she [shredded] her boyfriend's letter into tiny pieces, and threw them out the window.
12. The guy is a liar, and there's not a [shred] of truth in anything he said about me.
13. The police have arrested him but they don't have a [shred] of evidence to convict him.
14. After his girlfriend hooked up with his best friend , he didn't have a [shred] of self-confidence left in him.
15. The military dictator made sure that all government documents were [shredded] before fleeing the country.

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