factory


factory
01. He worked on an assembly line in a [factory] for about a month, but the work was really boring, so he quit.
02. He got a job working in his uncle's leather [factory] punching holes in belts and shoes.
03. Today's chickens are raised in what is essentially a [factory], where they have no room to move, and pass their time eating, fighting and waiting to die.
04. Work conditions in the [factory] have improved significantly since it became unionized.
05. He runs his own little furniture [factory], where he builds high quality chairs, tables and desks, using the finest materials available.
06. Hundreds of thousands of children work in dangerous conditions in the [factories] of the developing countries, making low-cost products for the citizens of the richer nations of the world.
07. I have a really boring job in a shoe [factory], working on an assembly line.
08. She works in a [factory] making toys for $7 an hour.
09. Warren Bennis once said that the [factory] of the future will have two employees: a man and a dog. The man's job will be to feed the dog, and the dog's job will be to prevent the man from touching any of the automated equipment.
10. In 1914, the Ford Motor Company paid workers who were age 22 or older $5 per day, which was double the average wage offered by other car [factories].
11. In Fiji, [factories] which export more than 95% of their output pay no taxes.
12. The concentration camp at Birkenau in Poland was built as a [factory] for killing people of the Jewish faith.
13. It takes about 8 seconds to make a baseball bat in a [factory].
14. In August of 1944, Nazi police found Anne Frank and her family hiding in secret rooms above her father's [factory] in Amsterdam, Holland.
15. During the war, women went to work in the [factories] to replace the men who were fighting.
16. Hot water created by [factories] is a very subtle type of liquid pollutant.

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