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I have an idea.
There's a concert on Sunday night.
You need a dictionary.
I don't have an umbrella.
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
He's a liar and a cheat.
Greece has been a republic since 1973.
Ruth's father was a lawyer.
Meetings are held four times a year.
Peaches are 99 cents a pound (=each pound costs 99 cents).
The car was traveling at 90 miles an hour.
Brie is a soft creamy cheese.
Plants won't grow in a soil that contains too much lime.
Sales staff must have a good working knowledge of French.
They fought back with a fierce determination that surprised the invaders.
It was a bitterly cold winter.
She was born at six o'clock on a Sunday morning.
There's a Mr. Alex Murray asking to see you.
The gallery has recently acquired a Picasso.
Already he is being hailed as a young Albert Einstein.
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