01. The animal stings its prey to [stun] it, and then slowly eats it.
02. The fireworks at New Year's were absolutely [stunning] this year.
03. She looks [stunning] in that dress.
04. She was [stunned] when she was told she had won the scholarship.
05. The child was momentarily [stunned] after being hit in the head with a rock.
06. Police in many areas are now using [stun] guns which merely knock someone unconscious rather than killing them.
07. The American soccer team [stunned] the heavily-favored Mexicans 2-0 in the final of the Gold Cup.
08. The entire world was completely [stunned] by the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.
09. Adult electric eels produce enough electricity, 600 volts, to [stun] a horse.
10. We were all [stunned] when we got to school, and found there had been a fire which had completely destroyed the building.
11. Kenya has a [stunning] variety of trees and plants.
12. The audience was [stunned] when the magician made the elephant disappear.
13. We were simply [stunned] to hear of his sudden death.
14. The nation of Tibet is one of the harshest, and most [stunning] regions in the world.
15. In July of 1976, fourteen-year-old Romanian Nadia Comaneci [stunned] spectators when she scored perfect 10s in Olympic gymnastics.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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