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The meeting was planned for 10 o’clock.
The release of her new album is scheduled for next August.
Everyone says they are for equal opportunities.
Support for the government’s reform program has been overwhelming.
Eight members voted for the proposal and six against.
Of course, I’m all for (=I completely support) freedom of speech.
I’m for a picnic by the river.
Anyone for tennis?
Living conditions for most of the citizens are very bad.
an advertisement for private health insurance
It was difficult for me to understand what he was saying.
All I want is for you to be happy.
It is time for Congress to begin exploring some new approaches.
It’s not for me to decide whether you should quit your job.
She wouldn’t tell me; she said it was for me to figure out.
For every person who complains, there are always hundreds of satisfied customers.
For each basket of apples you pick, you get $5.
For the first time in my life I realized that I was the powerful one.
He was late this morning for the third time this week.
There’s enough fuel to keep us going for now.
You’ll have to stay here for the time being.
If it were not for the fact that he is my father, I’d accuse him in public.
If it had not been for your help, I would not have succeeded.
Nothing has been proved yet, and I for one believe that he is innocent.
“Now we’re in for it,” Phillip said as they trooped into the principal’s office.
I wouldn’t get married again – not for anything.
“His room’s such a mess.” “Well, that’s teenagers for you!”
They said it was all my own fault. There’s justice for you!
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