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01. Getting fired from his job has completely [transformed] him; he went from being a very confident, outgoing person to being very nervous and reserved.
02. The [transformation] of a caterpillar into a butterfly is one of the great wonders of nature.
03. Computer downloads are completely [transforming] the music industry.
04. Your body [transforms] calories into energy.
05. The former guerrillas have been [transformed] into a police force in the region.
06. China has undergone an incredible economic [transformation] in the last 20 years.
07. Carl Jung once said that the meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances; if there is any reaction, both are [transformed].
08. Biology and environment interact to [transform] an infant into a functioning member of society.
09. The sun [transforms] five million tons of mass into energy every second.
10. The right color of paint combined with proper lighting could [transform] this room into a very cozy, comfortable space.
11. What happens in Afghanistan in the next few years could [transform] the balance of power in the entire region.
12. Getting remarried [transformed] her father from a cranky, sad old man into an active, optimistic guy that people can actually enjoy being with.
13. When fuel burns, it is [transformed] into energy.
14. The island of Puerto Rico has been [transformed] from a simple agricultural society into a modern, industrialized nation in the space of 40 years.
15. In 1984, the government in Algeria set in place a program to [transform] the nation's health sector from a curative system to a preventative system.
16. Some of the greatest [transformations] in the history of life on our planet have arisen as a result of migration.
17. Some scientists suggest that the entire enterprise of life can be viewed as simply a vehicle for the [transformation] of water.
18. The mass production of weapons in the early 1900s [transformed] the nature of war.
19. In all natural processes, energy is never created or destroyed, but is merely [transformed] from one form into another.

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