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Millions of acres of tropical forest have been cleared.
The ground should first be cleared of weeds.
Julia began to clear the dishes from the table.
He cleared a space on his desk for a cup of coffee.
The police cleared a way through to the front of the building.
Yesterday the two men were cleared of murder.
The sky was beginning to clear.
You'll have to clear this project with the head office.
After half an hour the plane was cleared for take-off.
Delays are often reported by passengers waiting to clear customs.
Someone from the embassy helped us to clear our baggage through customs.
How long will the check take to clear?
Clear your mind of all negative thoughts.
He clears about $500 a week.
Try to clear your existing debts first.
One horse failed to clear the gate and was injured.
The aircraft cleared the houses by only a few feet.
The company has cleared the main obstacle to concluding the sale.
The first hurdle to clear is persuading investors of the merits of the product.
Extra staff have had to be brought in to clear the backlog.
They waited while the mist cleared a little.
She frowned for a moment, then her brow cleared.
I think it's time we cleared the air, don't you?
I'm trying to clear the decks before I go on vacation.
The men say they have been falsely accused and are determined to clear their names.
The new law cleared the way for increased immigration.
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