01. The U.S. and Mexico are meeting today in an attempt to remove some [barriers] to trade between the two countries.
02. The police finally had to put up a [barrier] in the middle of the street in order to stop a teenager who had been speeding through the downtown core.
03. Despite the [barriers] put up by their two families, Romeo and Juliet were able to meet and fall in love.
04. The wall acts as an efficient noise [barrier] between the two apartments.
05. The students built a huge [barrier] of chairs and desks in front of the door in order to keep their teacher from entering and handing out the test.
06. The ice and snow were a formidable [barrier] to the climbers.
07. Research suggests that compared to most western European countries, there are less rigid class [barriers] in the United States.
08. A cone of water vapor is formed when a jet breaks the sound [barrier].
09. During the post-war period in America, [barriers] to social and geographical mobility were breaking down.
10. The Rick Hansen Institute works to remove [barriers] that limit people with disabilities from reaching their full potential.
11. Margaret Mead once observed that we need every human gift and cannot afford to neglect any gift because of artificial [barriers] of sex or race or class or national origin.
12. On October 14, 1947, pilot Chuck Yeager became the first person to break the sound [barrier] when he flew a rocket at 1072 kph.
13. Different languages don't seem to be a [barrier] to friendship among young children.
14. Demonstrators built huge [barriers] of tires, scrap wood and old cars to stop the police from breaking up their rally.
15. There are many [barriers] to getting regular physical activity, such as time and cost.
16. The government of Algeria has planted rows of trees in an area known as the Green [Barrier], in an effort to halt the spread of the desert.
17. The Tunisian government has plans to gradually remove [barriers] to trade with the European Union over the next decade.
18. The mountain ranges of Greece have formed a natural [barrier] against invasions in the past.
19. In Laos, the mountains have always been a major [barrier] to both movement and communication, as well as invasion.
20. A man named Jeff Adams went all the way up the 1,776 stairs to the top of the CN Tower in his wheelchair to illustrate the [barriers] facing people with disabilities.

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