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01. His [conduct] at the party was disgraceful. He was totally drunk, and began yelling and swearing at people for no reason.
02. Tests [conducted] by an American university indicate that while a dog's memory lasts no more than 5 minutes, a cat's can last for up to 16 hours.
03. Although the official language of India is Hindi, there are 14 regional languages that are officially recognized for [conducting] national affairs.
04. In response to Indian nuclear weapons testing, Pakistan [conducted] its own tests in 1998.
05. The government is [conducting] tests of a drug that may prove useful in the fight against AIDS.
06. The little boy blew up the entire school while [conducting] an experiment in the chemistry lab.
07. We are [conducting] a survey to determine the popularity of certain household cleaning products.
08. The way a politician [conducts] himself in his private life should not be a matter for public discussion.
09. I trust you will [conduct] yourself properly while you are staying with your French host family.
10. Max Weber believed that the individual is the sole carrier of meaningful [conduct].
11. Religious rites develop as rules of [conduct] prescribing how people are expected to act in the presence of the sacred.
12. The threat of force is usually sufficient to secure the lawful [conduct] of most citizens.
13. Charles Dutoit [conducted] the Montreal Symphony Orchestra for many years.
14. The [conductor's] arms were flying about madly during the performance.
15. Heat is [conducted] more quickly by water than by air.
16. As of the year 2000, the currency of the Democratic Republic of the Congo is almost totally worthless, so most transactions are [conducted] using American dollars.
17. He is [conducting] a survey of students on campus to find out if there is any support for starting a car-pooling group.
18. Only the most rigorously [conducted] research can produce results which are truly meaningful.
19. Computer banking now allows you to [conduct] all your banking transactions from your home.
20. A Chinese proverb notes that laws control the lesser man; right [conduct] controls the greater one.
21. A Japanese proverb reminds us that the reputation of a thousand years may be determined by the [conduct] of one hour.
22. A Chinese proverb holds that sincere advice may offend the ear, but is beneficial to one's [conduct].
23. A Jewish proverb notes that one should look for the good, not the evil, in the [conduct] of members of the family.
24. Jane Austen once said that it is very unfair to judge anybody's [conduct] without an intimate knowledge of their situation.
25. Matthew Arnold once suggested that [conduct] is three-fourths of our life and its largest concern.
26. Alice Miller once said, "Men are too emotional to vote. Their [conduct] at baseball games and political conventions shows this."
27. Demophilus once suggested that the beauty of a statue is in its outward form; of a man in his [conduct].
28. George Bernard Shaw once said that the perfect love affair is one which is [conducted] entirely by post.
29. The United States [conducted] its first test of an experimental atomic bomb at 5:30 a.m. on July 16th, 1945.
30. Speaking of the terrorists who destroyed the World Trade Center, President George Bush said "This government will make sure that the people who [conducted] these acts, and those who harbor them will be held accountable for their actions."
31. The city has banned smoking in indoor public places, stating no one has the right to engage in [conduct] which harms others.

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