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What a brilliant idea!
an idea for a new TV show
Then I had an idea: We could stay with Mark.
Where do you get the ideas for your stories?
How did you get the idea to remove the window from the outside?
Then she got the idea of sending the poems to a publisher.
I don’t agree with his ideas about education.
Her ideas on the subject were not ones I shared.
She has some pretty strange ideas about how to raise children.
We didn’t have a clear idea of what to expect from the training course.
Standing in the rain for two hours was not my idea of fun.
Lying by the pool with a good book is my idea of heaven.
I had only a basic idea of how the machine worked.
They had no idea what time they were supposed to arrive.
He didn’t have the slightest idea of how she really felt.
What’s the idea behind these proposals?
The idea is to make more people rich.
My parents wanted me to be a doctor, but I had other ideas.
He came to the school with the idea of starting a band.
The policy is based on the idea that some industries need to be protected from market forces.
I’m a great believer in the idea of democracy.
Okay, I get the idea. You two want to be alone.
I got the idea that he didn’t want to answer the question.
I’ll explain everything to George. I wouldn’t want him to get the wrong idea.
I had an idea how to proceed, but I wasn’t confident that I could do it.
The Spanish have the right idea, they have a siesta after lunch.
It’s a good idea to keep the engine running for a while.
Don’t talk to Ralph about joining the army. I don’t want you putting ideas into his head.
“I’m going to have some breakfast, aren’t you?” “That’s an idea.”
You use the white ball to hit the red ball into the pocket. That’s the idea!
Where did he ever get the idea that I was in love with him?
You have no idea how pleased I was to see him.
It can be so difficult living alone, you have no idea.
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