01. Recently, a young [spectator] at a hockey game in the U.S. was killed after getting hit in the head by the puck.
02. There were thousands of [spectators] in the stands for the final of the World Cup soccer match.
03. Dozens of [spectators] were crushed to death against a fence at the stadium during a game.
04. At the basketball game, there was a special cannon that shot t-shirts into the crowd of [spectators].
05. A number of [spectators] at the game had their faces painted with the colors of their favorite team.
06. Former President Gerald Ford once said, "I know I'm getting better at golf because I'm hitting fewer [spectators]."
07. Bernard Malamud once said that a writer is a [spectator] looking at everything with a highly critical eye.
08. A Swiss proverb states that a good [spectator] also creates.
09. In the early days of baseball, umpires were unpaid volunteers, often a [spectator] or sometimes a player.
10. Many [spectators] became angry at the call by the official, and began to throw beer bottles and garbage on the field.
11. They have a whale in the aquarium that performs tricks for [spectators] at 3:00 daily.
12. In July of 1976, fourteen-year-old Romanian Nadia Comaneci stunned [spectators] when she scored perfect 10s in Olympic gymnastics.
13. The dolphin jumped high into the air, did a backwards flip, and then came up again with a ball on its nose, to the cheers of the [spectators].
14. In 1955, in Le Mans, France, a racing car competing in the Grand Prix crashed into a crowd of [spectators], killing 82 people.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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