01. When I was a little boy, I used to enjoy spending time at the park watching sticks [float] down the stream, and chasing after them.
02. The body of a young man was found [floating] in the harbor this morning.
03. The fishermen put out [floats] to mark the location of their crab traps.
04. The smell of barbecued salmon [floated] over to us from the neighboring campsite.
05. The young bride [floated] up the aisle to where her fiancé was standing.
06. The little girl let go of her balloon, and watched it slowly [float] up into the sky.
07. Rick and Sandy spent the afternoon [floating] around the lake on inner tubes.
08. The Beatles sang, "Turn off your mind, relax and [float] downstream."
09. There is a German proverb which states that wine makes secrets [float] to the surface.
10. The deadly Portuguese-Man-of-War jellyfish is sometimes found [floating] in groups numbering in the thousands.
11. Because it is largely composed of gas, the entire planet of Saturn would [float] in water.
12. A financial crisis in Thailand in 1997 forced the government to [float] the currency.
13. In the painting by Botticelli, Venus [floats] ashore on a shell, blown by a male wind god and a female breeze.
14. More than 45,000 pieces of plastic garbage [float] on every square mile of ocean.
15. People say that when Edinburgh Castle is lit up at night, it seems to [float] against the blackness of sky and rock like a castle in the air.
16. When astronauts first shaved in space, their weightless whiskers [floated] up to the ceiling of their rocket.
17. With a [floating] currency, prices on imports are continually changing.
18. Anyone who is in the boat must wear some kind of [flotation] device.
19. Only the lower part of our Earth's atmosphere is visible, in the form of the clouds we see [floating] in our sky.
20. Boxer Muhammad Ali once said of himself, "[Float] like a butterfly, sting like a bee."

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