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How can I get from here to the Empire State Building?
"We have to get out of this place." "Yes, but how?"
Louis is the only person who understands how the system works.
How they ever made a profit is an absolute mystery.
Would you show me how to send an e-mail?
"How do you like your coffee?" "Just a little milk, please."
Cut her hair short if that's how she wants it.
How you look is not so important in radio broadcasting.
I hate how my voice sounds on tape.
How old is your sister?
I wonder how far we've walked today.
I soon realized how difficult my job was going to be.
I know how much time is wasted on unnecessary tasks.
How many grandchildren do you have now?
"Hi, Jenny, how are you?" "I'm fine, thanks. How about you?"
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old and in bad condition, or no longer effective
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