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There's a pay phone at the gas station.
I'll meet you at the main entrance.
She's staying at the Clarence Hotel.
We live at 23 Brookfield Avenue.
I'm babysitting at Sally's tomorrow night.
He wants to spend more time at home with his family.
Dad should be at work by now.
Andy's at the doctor's – he'll be back soon.
Lambert was seated at the piano.
She was standing at the window, staring out across the yard.
We were at a party last night when you called.
Has Karen graduated, or is she still at college?
The country was at war and life was difficult for everyone.
The tail markings are less visible when the bird is at rest.
Everyone's busy with exams at present.
I can't give you any more information at the moment.
Monica was born in 1972. We were living in Atlanta at the time.
It's a style that was popular at the beginning of the 20th century.
My wife's parents came to stay with us at Christmas.
At night temperatures sometimes fall to 30 degrees below zero.
Tickets are now on sale at $15 apiece.
His Ferrari crashed at 120 miles an hour.
The plastic pipes will melt at high temperatures.
Armed gangs were shooting at police cars.
Why are you staring at me like that?
I muttered to myself, sipping at my coffee.
Stop picking at the scab, or it won't heal.
Brownstein is an expert at cooking.
I've never been very good at sports.
Has the situation improved at all?
You don't have any money at all?
He doesn't know anything at all about computers.
This is an example of old-fashioned prejudice at its worst.
At his most forceful, Cox can be a very persuasive speaker.
A meeting was arranged at the ambassador's request.
At my suggestion, Mrs. Carey wrote to her former employer.
He's at it again, trying to cheat the customers.
"I'm just going to clean my boots." "Well, you can clean mine too while you're at it."
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