domestic


domestic
01. [Domestic] violence is a serious problem in many societies.
02. I usually drink [domestic] beers, but sometimes I'll have an imported one as a special treat.
03. Our airline has more than 100 [domestic] flights a day.
04. Police were called in to settle a [domestic] dispute that had become dangerously violent.
05. In our culture, most married people share [domestic] chores with their spouses.
06. Dogs have been [domesticated] by man for thousands and thousands of years.
07. Jilly Cooper once said that the male is a [domestic] animal which, if treated with firmness, can be trained to do most things.
08. In Asia, elephants have been [domesticated] for over 4,000 years, and often serve as work animals.
09. An international study reports that women carry the major responsibility for [domestic] labor, regardless of their marital and labor-force status.
10. In Japan, the dog is believed to have been [domesticated] as early as the Jomon period, around 10,000 B.C.
11. Like humans, [domestic] animals have different medical needs as they age.
12. In 4400 B.C., the first horses were [domesticated] in Eastern Europe. This was the first time horses were used for riding.
13. Some power stations in Germany burn [domestic] garbage to generate electricity for homes.
14. Per person, Israel is the world's largest user of [domestic] solar water-heaters.
15. Because Ecuador exports primary products such as oil, bananas, and shrimp, fluctuations in world market prices can have a serious [domestic] impact.
16. The island nation of Malta has no [domestic] energy sources.
17. The future of the economy of Sierra Leone depends upon the maintenance of [domestic] peace, and continued international aid.
18. Leopards purr and meow in a manner similar to [domestic] cats, but normally only between mother and cubs.
19. [Domestically] produced beers are much cheaper than imports.
20. The President is quite popular [domestically], but is not very well liked abroad.
21. Attempts at [domesticating] these animals have been largely unsuccessful.
22. Filipino [domestics] working in this country have long been exploited by many of their employers.
23. David Suzuki notes that all the [domesticated] animals and plants that human beings depend on today were once wild.
24. It is important not to [domesticate] wildlife, as this creates a situation in which the animal may later become a threat to public safety.

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