01. We have staff meetings on a regular [basis].
02. What exactly is the [basis] of his complaint?
03. Community colleges generally teach [basic] survival skills to immigrants in their ESL classes.
04. Although Norm is a little aggressive in business, he is [basically] quite an honest person.
05. The earthquake resulted in a crack running around the [base] of the walls in our house.
06. Freedom of speech is a [basic] right which cannot be ignored.
07. People living in some countries do not even have access to the [basic] necessities of life.
08. C. P. Snow once said that science is the refusal to believe on the [basis] of hope.
09. John F. Kennedy once said that a man does what he must, in spite of personal consequences, in spite of obstacles and dangers and pressures, and that is the [basis] of all human morality.
10. On the [basis] of the information at hand, I would say that we should wait, rather than take a chance right now.
11. In Cuba, due to shortages, people can only buy a small amount of the most [basic] items each month.
12. In Britain, it is illegal to advertise job vacancies on the [basis] of race or sex.
13. A Spanish proverb suggests that the fear of women is the [basis] of good health.
14. Macbeth, King of Scotland whose life was the [basis] for the famous play by Shakespeare, died in the year 1057.
15. Most people require almost 50 liters of water a day for drinking, bathing, cooking and other [basic] needs.
16. A decent home is a [basic] necessity of life.
17. The United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights states that the will of the people shall be the [basis] of the authority of government.
18. He was awarded a scholarship [based] on his marks in high school.
19. Your final grade will be partly [based] on your performance on the standardized tests.
20. The [basic] source of all surface water on our planet is precipitation.
21. The notion that human beings are systematically taught how to behave, feel and think is the [basis] of sociological theory.

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