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28. An ordinary person can do something symilarsimilar to what Pat Tillman did.
29. He kept himself busy swipingsweeping the floor and cleaning the lobby.
30. I knew my co-workers were telling layslies and cheating.
31. I thoughthought that he just needed company.
32. In China I had a higher position with benefits and a familier envirnomentfamiliar environment.
33. I realized it was time for me to secrificesacrifice to help my son.
34. I had to give a formal case presentation in front of my colleagues at a cientificscientific meeting.
35. You rarely lose if your comicbionsconvictions are strong.
36. My dad was happy because I was on my way to building a prosopereprosperous future.
37. I always encourage my children to clearifyclarify their ideas.
38. The first value that I will certanlycertainly pass on to my children is care and respect for elders.
39. The next day, I fell into depression. I couldn't eat, sleep, or do my dutysduties.
40. By helping me find a job at that moment, he relefedrelieved me of stress.
41. If you pay for education, you will value all the efferteffort you make.
42. A lot of people expendspend thousnadsthousands of dollars going to famous universities.
43. Governor Arnold SuatsseneggerSchwarzenegger, instedinstead of decresingdecreasing tuition, cut some funds for educational programs.
44. I left my wife and son in Mexico, and I can't afordafford to continue my education as I have to suportsupport my family.
45. SometimeSometimes I don't have enough money to pay my bills and I'm berlybarely making it.
46. My father is lending me money until I can graduate as an atomotive tecnichionautomotive technician.
47. I applied for financial aid but wasn't cualifiedqualified because my incomincome tax was high and I didn't have any proveproof that I was suportingsupporting a kid in Mexico.
48. Many community college students have a lot of deatsdebts before they finish school.
49. Schools need a lot of resoursesresources to run good programs.
50. Many students struglestruggle to pass their courses.
51. Every day in the news papernewspaper, I see how we are spending a lot of money killing people in Iraq and how the president is cutting beneficesbenefits for poor people.
52. I am a poor and intelligent student, and I have gotten a fee waverwaiver, which covers all of my tuition and fees.   NoteThe noun comes from the verb to waive fees.   
53. My co-worker could not listen to different openionsopinions.
54. They lack education because they can notcannot afford to pay for it.
55. You might looselose a good chance if you cannot take advicesadvice from co-workers. NoteLose is a verb; loose is an adjective.

The second spelling mistake is a noun ending error. Advice is non-count. Never pluralize it.

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