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01. Could someone please turn off the [tap]? I can hear it dripping.
02. I was on the bus when I felt someone [tap] me on the shoulder; it was a friend from work.
03. Molly was woken up by the sound of someone [tapping] at her bedroom window.
04. Mario spends every Spring [tapping] his maple trees for the syrup.
05. Kurt [tapped] a couple of nails into the rug to hold it in place until he had finished cutting it.
06. Everyone was [tapping] their feet in time to the music.
07. The police used a wire-[tap] to gather evidence linking the Mafia to the killing.
08. If the puppy tries to bite you, just give him a light [tap] on the nose, and he'll stop.
09. Edwina Currie once said, "Instead of drinking Coca-Colas, turn on the [tap], and drink what the good Lord gave us."
10. We just [tapped] lightly on their door because we were afraid that they might be sleeping, and we didn't want to wake them.
11. The player [tapped] the ball softly and then dashed off to first base.
12. The teacher [tapped] the young boy on the head with his pencil to remind him not to look at his neighbor's paper during the test.
13. Before backing up your car, it is a good idea to give a warning [tap] on your horn if visibility is limited.
14. As it [taps] into the 900 trillion cubic feet of gas locked in its North Field, Qatar stands to become one of the world's richest nations.

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