01. The first place finisher was disqualified after [traces] of steroids were found in his urine.
02. Ewan can [trace] his family's roots all the way back to the 15th century in Scotland.
03. The children lay on a huge piece of paper, and the teacher [traced] their forms so they could each then decorate and color the pictures of themselves.
04. Police were able to [trace] the stolen car to a house in the east end of the city.
05. The suspect was arrested after [traces] of cocaine were found in his car and on his clothing.
06. The owners of a local restaurant are trying to [trace] the owner of a diamond ring which was left in their washroom last night.
07. Wow, that picture is great! Did you draw it yourself or did you [trace] it from a book?
08. Jon Bentley once said that brilliance is typically the act of an individual, but incredible stupidity can usually be [traced] to an organization.
09. Eric Hoffer observed that whenever you [trace] the origin of a skill or practices which played a crucial role in the ascent of man, we usually reach the realm of play.
10. Jacob Bronowski once observed that every animal leaves [traces] of what he was; man alone leaves [traces] of what he created.
11. The children [traced] their names in the sand with a stick.
12. [Tracing] the direct effects of the media is a very difficult research task.
13. Horse racing has been popular in England since Roman times, and can be [traced] back to Central Asia among prehistoric nomads.
14. The origin of coffee can be [traced] to East Africa.
15. Star Trek's Mr. Spock had green skin because of [traces] of copper and nickel in his blood.
16. The detective [traced] the footprints from the scene of the crime to the butler's bedroom.
17. A DNA sample was taken from a 10,000-year-old skeleton in England, and then [traced] to a modern-day ancestor still living in the town of Cheddar.
18. Current scientific theories [trace] our first human ancestors to Africa about 5 to 7 million years ago.
19. The earliest date to which fossils can be [traced] is 600 million B.C.
20. The origin of bananas is [traced] back to the Malaysian jungles of Southeast Asia.
21. A Tibetan proverb observes, "We come and go and leave no [trace], like a crow that has taken off from a rock."
22. By [tracing] the phone call, the police were able to pinpoint the location of the man who had kidnapped the rich businessman's daughter.
23. The music of ancient Rome left few [traces], partly because it was deliberately suppressed.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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