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01. We couldn't swim in the river because it was [flowing] too fast.
02. Press on the vein to slow the [flow] of blood from the wound.
03. Traffic is once again [flowing] smoothly now that the accident has been cleared away.
04. It is impossible to control the [flow] of information which is available on the Internet.
05. Thousands of people continue to [flow] into the capital city from the countryside in search of jobs.
06. The flood waters have begun to [flow] over the dam.
07. A normal star is supported by energy [flowing] outward from its core.
08. Smiley Blanton once said that love is the immortal [flow] of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves.
09. In space, astronauts can't cry because there is no gravity, so the tears can't [flow].
10. An eggshell may look solid, but it actually has nearly 8,000 pores that are large enough for oxygen to [flow] in, and for carbon dioxide to [flow] out.
11. The skin of baby mice is so transparent that one can actually see the milk [flowing] into them as they nurse.
12. A heart attack is caused by a complete blockage of the blood [flow] to a part of the heart muscle.
13. More water [flows] out of the Amazon River than any other river in the world.
14. Traffic signs are used to help organize the [flow] of traffic.
15. When riding a bicycle on a rural road, cyclists are advised to ride with the [flow] of traffic.
16. The Paraguay River, which gave the nation its name, [flows] south through the country.
17. Women in Eritrea generally clothe themselves in colorful long, [flowing] dresses.
18. Alaska is so cold that oil transported by pipeline in that state has to be heated in order to [flow] properly.
19. Over 65% of the world's fresh water [flows] out of the Amazon River in South America.
20. A Chinese proverb notes that [flowing] water never gets dirty.
21. In the mid 19th century, the waste for some 3 million Londoners was channelled into rivers that [flowed] into the Thames.
22. Landforms on earth are systematically carved out by rivers as they [flow] to the sea.
23. The passage of water from our oceans up into the atmosphere is expressed in the [flow] pattern of the clouds.
24. There is an average of 1260 km3 of water [flowing] in the world's rivers at any one moment.
25. The Ganges River begins in the Himalayas and then [flows] parallel to the range across the Ganges Plain to the ocean.

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