boom


boom
01. Business in the computer industry is really [booming] these days.
02. The American economy really went through a [boom] in the 1950s after the end of the Second World War.
03. House prices are very high right now, and construction is [booming] in town.
04. We heard the [boom] of thunder just as we were getting ready to leave for our picnic.
05. The end of the 1940s was the beginning of the baby-[boom] in this country, a time when a lot of children were born.
06. Our company started out quite slowly, but business is certainly [booming] these days.
07. After I heard a loud [boom], I ran into the room, where I found that the cat had knocked over a pile of books.
08. There is an Armenian proverb which states that the voice of the people is louder than the [boom] of a cannon.
09. The bomb exploded with a huge, "[Boom]!"
10. The current economic [boom] is Qatar is being fuelled by a giant bubble of natural gas discovered under the sandy bottom of the Persian Gulf.
11. The economy of southern China is really [booming] these days.
12. South Africa's tourism industry has [boomed] in recent years.
13. Over the past 20 years, the tourist industry in Guam has grown rapidly, creating a construction [boom] for new hotels.
14. At the height of the property [boom] in Japan during the 1980s, the Emperor's 300-acre palace in central Tokyo was valued at more than all of Canada.
15. The voice of the President [boomed] over the microphone.
16. The post-war economic [boom] had an enormous effect on the industrialization of the country.
17. The town was founded during the gold [boom] of the late 1800s.
18. The real estate business is currently enjoying a land [boom] the likes of which has not been seen in this city for over fifty years.
19. We could hear the drums [booming] as we entered the fair grounds where the concert was taking place.
20. I almost got my head knocked off when the [boom] swung around as Gary adjusted the direction of the sails.
21. The lines on the boat trailed from twin [booms].

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