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01. The dentist is going to [file] her tooth down because it is too sharp.
02. Could you please [file] these documents for me?
03. We will put your resumé in our [files], and if anything comes up, we'll give you a call.
04. My computer crashed, and I lost a bunch of important [files].
05. The journalist [filed] his report, and then went home.
06. There is nothing in his [file] to show that he has had any previous conflicts with the administration.
07. I keep a [file] of all my students' marks for about a year, so if anyone has any questions, I have all the information I need at hand to answer them.
08. His lawyer has [filed] an appeal of his conviction for attempted murder.
09. Snails have teeth on their tongues which they use to [file] through their food.
10. Writer L. Frank Baum chose "Oz" as the name of the fantasyland in his stories of "The Wizard of Oz" after he spotted a [file] cabinet marked O-Z.
11. At the end of every session, the teachers went through their [files], and threw away any materials that were no longer useful.
12. It took the secretary all day to put all the [files] in order.
13. I usually go through my [files] once in a while to get rid of stuff that is out of date.
14. Nicaragua [filed] a claim against Honduras in 1999 over a disputed maritime boundary.
15. The secretaries need to catch up on their [filing]. Things are piling up, and we can't find stuff when we need it.

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