01. She [supervises] 5 women working in a daycare center.
02. A teacher is not required to [supervise] exams; one of the assistants can do that.
03. Olivia is an excellent employee who is able to work without [supervision].
04. The United Nations is [supervising] the withdrawal of troops from the area.
05. Children under 5 must be [supervised] at all times.
06. My father works as a [supervisor] in a car manufacturing plant.
07. New drivers can only drive under the [supervision] of an experienced driver.
08. I spoke with my [supervisor] about taking some time off, and he said there would be no problem.
09. The United Nations peacekeeping force is [supervising] the distribution of food aid to the poor.
10. All children must be under adult [supervision] while on the play equipment.
11. He worked for the company in sales before moving into a [supervisory] position as acting manager of the marketing department.
12. The [supervisory] staff meet once a month to discuss personnel matters.
13. Lee Iacocca once said that a good [supervisor] would rather deal with people who attempt too much than with those who try too little.
14. Your job will be to [supervise] the four people at the front desk.
15. Chinese leader Jiang Zemin was responsible for [supervising] Hong Kong's return to Chinese control in 1997.

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