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01. We haven't been able to find a [solution] to the problem yet.
02. We were able to find the [solution] to the puzzle by working together.
03. I couldn't [solve] a couple of problems on the math test, so I'm afraid I didn't do very well.
04. If you apply heat to a [solution], chemicals will dissolve in it more quickly.
05. Be careful with the [solutions] you make in the chemistry lab; they could be quite toxic.
06. Someone once remarked that most people are more comfortable with old problems than with new [solutions].
07. Alan Saporta once said that the best way to escape from a problem is to [solve] it.
08. Culture has been described as the way humans [solve] problems of adapting to the environment and living together.
09. Stanley Arnold once noted that every problem contains the seeds of its own [solution].
10. Talkshow host Phil Donahue once remarked that suicide is a permanent [solution] to a temporary problem.
11. There is a Croatian proverb which states that there are no [solutions] without discussions.
12. There is a Yiddish proverb which suggests that stupid [solutions] that succeed are still stupid [solutions].
13. Experts recommend using vodka as a cleaning [solution] for diamond jewelry.
14. Humans, if they are very sensitive, can detect sweetness in a [solution] of 1 part sugar to 200 parts water.
15. Scientists say that pigs, unlike all other domestic animals, arrive at [solutions] by thinking them through.
16. The famous British detective Sherlock Holmes was always able to [solve] even the most difficult of cases.
17. No one has ever [solved] the mystery of the identity of Jack the Ripper.
18. The "Final [Solution]" of Adolf Hitler resulted in the deaths of over six million Jews in the Second World War.
19. An old English proverb notes that if you're not part of the [solution], you're part of the problem.
20. Homer Simpson once suggested that beer is the cause and [solution] to all of life's problems.
21. Martin Luther King once observed that love is the key to the [solution] of the problems of the world.

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  • solution — [ sɔlysjɔ̃ ] n. f. • déb. XIIIe; soluciun « explication » 1119; lat. solutio, de solvere I ♦ 1 ♦ Opération mentale qui, en substituant une pluralité analysable à un ensemble complexe d éléments entremêlés, parvient à surmonter une difficulté, à… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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