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Show, support, refuse and protect

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indicates
The lower number of smartphones sold worldwide last year _______________ that almost everybody now has a smartphones, and also they change it less often.
indicated
When the police asked the woman if she recognised the man who assaulted her, she ________________ the second man on the left in the line of suspects.
indicate
His shaking hands ________________ that he is extremely nervous.
illustrated
As you can see in this slide, the results of my study are __________________ in chart number 7.
illustrate
This concept is quite complicated to explain. Let me give you a good example to __________________ what I mean.
refused
We tried to make the shy boy say something, but he simply _______________ to talk.
refuse
I __________________ to help him unless he apologizes first for what he did yesterday.
rejected
The workers ________________ the company's offer to increase their salary by 2 percent, as they thought that it was too little.
rejects
That girl is beautiful and many boys try to flirt with her. However, she ______________ them all because she is faithful to her boyfriend.
declined
After she gave to its owner the wallet she found on the street, he offered to reward her for her honesty with some money, but she politely ________________ .
declining
_____________ an offer to avoid inconvenience for others is considered a positive thing in Thailand. It's part of the concept that Thais call 'kraeng jai'.
decline
I will have to ________________ his invitation to his wedding, because I will be travelling abroad for work during that week.
deny
There are still some people who _____________ global warming, despite the huge amount of evidence that the world is getting warmer and warmer.
denying
___________ that you copied during the exam won't improve your position. The teachers clearly saw you do it, so you should just admit it.
denies
The police arrested a man for the murder, but he ___________________ killing anyone and claims that he is innocent.
advocate
Many activists ________________ for gay marriage, as they think that homosexuals and heterosexuals should have the same rights.
contributes
Intensive farming __________________ to global warming more than people realise.
contribute
He did not ___________________ much to the discussion. He spoke only three times and for not more than ten seconds each time.
contributing
_____________ to a discussion with good points and appropriate interaction is an essential skill for college students.
sponsored
This program is __________________ by McDonald's.
subsidize
Many countries ___________________ basic goods such as sugar, wheat, and gas, in order to reduce the price that consumers pay.
assist
Many students hire a tutor to _______________ them in their writing.
assisted
My boyfriend was very patient with me today. He ________________ me in checking that my term paper was good enough to submit.
demonstrated
How to use the new functions of the app will be _________________ in the workshop.
demonstrate
Higher temperatures worldwide every year clearly ____________________ that global warming is a real phenomenon.
displayed
In the last few matches, this player ________________ some skills that nobody thought he had. He's really improved.
represented
Before the Renaissance, painters _________________ only Jesus, the Virgin Mary and other saints in their pictures.
represents
Apple sold 130 million iPhones last year. This looks like a huge number, but actually, it ________________ a decrease of almost 10 percent compared to the previous year.
prevent
Exercising regularly and eating healthy food can ________________ a lot of health problems.
protect
Many drivers in Thailand think that keeping an amulet in the car can ________________ the driver from injuries.
prevented
A lot of teenage pregnancies could be _________________ with better sex education in schools.
preventing
____________ potential burglars from breaking into the house is one of the reasons that many Thais keep a large and fierce dog in their garden.
avoided
I don't understand why, but yesterday at the party my friend ____________ me for the whole time. Maybe she's not as good a friend as I thought she was.
avoid
If you have skin problems, you should ________________ excessive exposure to the sun.
avoiding
_______________ eating fried and salty food is a good way to keep healthy, yet many people eat it anyway because it's tasty.
protecting
___________________ your skin with some skin lotion is absolutely necessary if you go to the beach in Thailand.