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01. The young girl did a beautiful [flip] off the diving board.
02. The van took the corner too quickly, [flipped], and then rolled into the ditch.
03. The dolphin jumped high into the air, did a backwards [flip], and then came up again with a ball on its nose, to the cheers of the spectators.
04. Soo-Yin sat and [flipped] through her notes while she was waiting for class to begin.
05. As it was landing, the small plane touched its nose on the tarmac, and [flipped] over, killing the pilot instantly.
06. The rear seat in the van [flips] back to make a bed.
07. She quickly [flipped] through her notes in the last minutes before the test began.
08. My parents will [flip] when they find out that I failed my TOEFL exam.
09. We [flipped] a coin to see who would wash the dishes, and who would dry.
10. As he walked out of the room, the janitor [flipped] the switch to turn off the furnace.
11. An airline executive once said, "Coffee stains on the [flip]-down trays mean (to the passengers) that we do our engine maintenance wrong."
12. Officially, there are 70 winning moves in sumo wrestling, including twists, thrusts, [flips], and shoves.
13. The odds against [flipping] a coin heads up 10 times in a row are 1,023 to 1.
14. The boss really [flipped] when he found out we had lost the contract.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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