01. The whiskey is aged in oak [barrels] for a number of years before it is bottled and made ready for sale.
02. OPEC has agreed to increase oil production by 300,000 [barrels] a day.
03. Retsina is a Greek wine which takes the taste of the wooden [barrels] in which it is made.
04. The robber apparently held the [barrel] of the gun against the store-keeper's head until he handed over the cash.
05. My grandmother used to make big [barrels] full of her own special dill pickles.
06. They collect rainwater in a large [barrel] which is placed up against the barn to catch water coming off the roof.
07. The cellar was full of [barrels] of excellent French red wine.
08. Mao Zedong once said that political power grows out of the [barrel] of a gun.
09. The first person to go over Niagara Falls was a woman who made the trip in a wooden [barrel], and survived.
10. We have a huge [barrel] of apples for making cider in the basement.
11. There is a Greek proverb which states that empty [barrels] and insignificant people always make the most noise.
12. Barbados has about 4 million [barrels] of oil reserves, and exploration is expected to boost this number significantly.
13. In Moldova, the very best wine is pressed and kept in oak [barrels] for many years.
14. It takes 7,300 liters of water to refine one [barrel] of crude oil.
15. Trinidad is the home of the steel drum, an instrument made out of an old oil [barrel] that can be played alone or in an orchestra.
16. In 1996, there were 1,047,200 million [barrels] of oil reserves in the world.
17. The modern elevator was originally invented in order to transport [barrels] of flour.
18. Oil prices are expected to average $47 US per [barrel] for the last half of the year.

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