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01. It can be quite difficult to [express] one's feelings in a foreign language.
02. There was an [expression] of pure joy on Vladimir's face when he opened his birthday present.
03. She is a very [expressive] dancer. You can really feel her mood, and her energy through her performance.
04. A little boy's first attraction to a little girl sometimes [expresses] itself in somewhat aggressive behavior as a means of getting attention.
05. The total is [expressed] as a percentage for the purposes of comparison.
06. We bought a video camera [expressly] for the purpose of filming my daughter's wedding.
07. He has trouble [expressing] his feelings, so he often seems uninterested in what's happening.
08. Bernard Baruch once said that the ability to [express] an idea is as important as the idea itself.
09. Noam Chomsky once observed that if we don't believe in freedom of [expression] for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
10. Scientists say that octopus and squid [express] emotion by changing the color of their skin.
11. Languages are complex systems of sounds, words, grammar, and ways of [expressing] meaning.
12. In Japan, women give chocolate to men to [express] their affection.
13. Japanese people [express] gratitude, apologies, and requests by bowing.
14. I would like to [express] my warmest greetings to the visiting staff from Turkey.
15. A Mexican proverb suggests that agreements should be clearly [expressed], and chocolate should be served thick.
16. In every culture, fashion plays an important role, from defining wealth and status to allowing individuals to [express] their unique style.
17. African cultural [expressions] have been greatly impacted by the effects of colonialism.
18. This country's Charter of Rights and Freedoms guarantees all citizens freedom of thought, belief, opinion and [expression].
19. The passage of water from our oceans up into the atmosphere is [expressed] in the flow pattern of the clouds.

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