soil


soil
01. You need to turn the [soil] at the base of the plant once in a while to keep it from getting too hard-packed.
02. The old man had trouble controlling himself, and often [soiled] his pants.
03. The [soil] at the mouth of a river is usually very rich and fertile.
04. My ancestors arrived on American [soil] about 100 years ago.
05. My wife doesn't work in the garden because she doesn't like to [soil] her hands.
06. You can improve the quality of the [soil] by adding compost to it.
07. The [soil] here is full of rocks and clay and almost nothing will grow.
08. Robert Ingersoll once said that ignorance is the [soil] in which belief in miracles grows.
09. [Soils] require centuries, or even millennia, to form.
10. In 1970, a Soviet space probe landed on the moon, and collected samples of lunar [soil].
11. You should change some of the [soil] in your houseplants if you want them to grow better.
12. In 1808, British troops landed on Portuguese [soil] to push back the French forces under Napoleon.
13. The reddish-brown [soils] in the highland areas of Tanzania are the most fertile in the country.
14. The [soils] of the African nation of Mali are generally poor; shallow and hard or sandy and infertile.
15. She [soiled] her new dress when she spilt red wine on it.
16. One gram of [soil] may contain hundreds of millions of living things.

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