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01. The doctor said that my grandfather's [case] was very serious.
02. There have been three or four [cases] of violent home invasions in Seattle so far this year.
03. He has a bad [case] of allergies and has to be very careful about what he eats.
04. The murderer has been captured, and the [case] is now closed.
05. Thieves broke a glass [case] with the jewels in it and then escaped without being seen by the guards.
06. I need a good strong [case] to put my glasses in while I am swimming at the lake.
07. The exhibits in the museum are all held in glass [cases], so they can't get damaged by visitors.
08. We bought a [case] of wine when we visited the winery.
09. Dave picked up a [case] of beer, and I got the pizza to have while we watched the hockey game.
10. According to health experts, very few new [cases] of the disease have been detected in the past few months.
11. She had a bad [case] of the flu and ended up in the hospital.
12. The [case] goes before the judge tomorrow morning.
13. She won her [case] of sexual harassment against her former boss.
14. The [case] against cigarette smoking is very clear; it is the only product that, when used properly, can result in death.
15. The diamonds are [cased] in bullet-proof plastic.
16. The wires have to be [cased] in water-proof material so that they don't get wet.
17. If we buy a [case] of juice boxes, we'll get them for about 25% less than if we buy them individually.
18. The psychiatrist wrote an interesting paper about the [case] of a woman who had multiple personalities.
19. A Czech proverb reminds us that doubts mean losing half of one's [case] beforehand.
20. A French proverb suggests that if you have a good [case], try to compromise; if you have a bad one, take it to court.
21. A Portuguese proverb notes that no one is a good judge of his own [case].
22. Our lawyer is planning an appeal of our [case].
23. It's a classic [case] of displaced anger. You have trouble at work, so you come home, and yell at me.
24. Stephen Wright once joked, "24 hours in a day. 24 beers in a [case]. Coincidence?"
25. The complainant in the [case] accused the defendant of cheating her out of her life savings in a phoney investment scheme.
26. Condoleezza Rice once remarked that history is littered with [cases] of inaction that led to very grave consequences for the world.
27. Studies show that thirty-two percent of computer data loss [cases] are due to human error.
28. Sigmund Freud's psychoanalytic theories were based principally on descriptive data derived from [case] studies.
29. The detectives assigned to the murder [case] interviewed the suspect for over five hours.
30. Courts of law in the United States devote about half their time to [cases] involving automobiles.
31. The lawyer charged me over $250 just to read a short document relating to our [case].
32. He threw up after drinking an entire [case] of beer.
33. The prosecutor lost the [case] because he didn't have sufficient evidence to secure a conviction.
34. The union is grieving the [case] of someone who was fired for refusing to work overtime.
35. The jury took only 3 hours to reach a guilty verdict in the murder [case].
36. The murder [case] is still under investigation.
37. The judgment in the [case] is expected to be handed down this afternoon.
38. According to recent research, obesity likely accounts for 11% of the [cases] of heart failure in men, and 14% of those in women
39. As the ozone thins, there will be more and more [cases] of skin cancer.
40. Carl Jung once noted that the shoe that fits one person pinches another because there is no recipe for living that suits all [cases].
41. I bought a CD recently which came in a cardboard sleeve instead of a plastic [case].
42. Thieves gained access to the jewelry [cases] by pretending to be security guards.
43. After picking up a [case] of beer, the boys proceeded to get totally drunk.
44. He is totally against abortion except in [cases] where the woman became pregnant after being raped.
45. Smoking is specifically related to about 87 percent of lung cancer [cases] in this country.
46. The famous British detective Sherlock Holmes was always able to solve even the most difficult of [cases].
47. My friend and I bought a [case] of beer to split at the party.
48. The [case] is set to go before the Supreme Court next month.
49. He swore off cigarettes after a simple cold turned into a severe [case] of bronchitis.
50. The [case] against the accused is weak, so he'll probably get off.
51. My friend got a severe [case] of whiplash when his car was rear-ended by a drunk driver.

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