01. It wasn't any one thing which started the argument; it was more a [combination] of disagreements over the last few days.
02. I forgot the [combination] for my lock, and now I can't get my clothes out of my locker.
03. High winds, [combined] with the dry weather, made the spread of the fire almost impossible to control.
04. It is a continuing challenge for government to [combine] the rights of the individual with the rights of society as a whole.
05. We had to [combine] the results of our three surveys into one chart to explain to the class.
06. His music is a fascinating [combination] of African rhythms and American jazz melodies.
07. His strength, [combined] with his speed have made him an incredible athlete.
08. There is a Dutch proverb which states that skill and assurance make an invincible [combination].
09. Plato believed that all motions in the heavens were made up of [combinations] of circular motion.
10. In 10 minutes, a hurricane releases more energy than all the world's nuclear weapons [combined].
11. Hippopotamuses have killed more people in Africa than all the lions, elephants, and water buffalo [combined], usually by trampling.
12. Most people tend to study foreign languages for a [combination] of reasons.
13. Studies show that a car driver who [combines] alcohol and drugs is nine times more likely to have a crash.
14. [Combining] several errands into one trip can help you reduce the amount of gas you use, thereby helping you to reduce air pollution.
15. [Combine] all ingredients in a large bowl, and stir until well mixed.
16. Saudi Arabia's largest desert is bigger than France, Belgium and the Netherlands [combined].
17. In 1964, the African countries Tanganyika and Zanzibar joined together, and their names were [combined] to form the name of the new nation, Tanzania.
18. In Belize, there is an alcoholic drink known as "local dynamite," which is a [combination] of rum and coconut.
19. Nelson Mandela once said stated that a good head and a good heart are always a formidable [combination].
20. The best way to make health decisions is to [combine] the most reliable medical facts with your personal values.

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