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He had left his passport in his coat pocket.
She’s downstairs in the living room.
If convicted, Goldman faces 20 years in prison.
There’s room for all of us in Dad’s car.
Have you seen a bag with some tools in it?
We noticed a crack in the wall.
the bacteria in our drinking water
There wasn’t a cloud in the sky.
It was the astronauts’ first experience living in space.
Mel Gibson was born in 1956.
In the winter the lake freezes over.
Let’s meet again in the morning, at around 9:30.
The dance was popular in the 1920s.
Unemployment has risen by over 15% in the past year.
In the last few minutes we have received reports of an explosion on board an oil tanker.
Ernie had suffered two heart attacks in the space of a week.
Owen’s brother died in the war.
I sometimes look back and think of all the things I’ve done in my life.
a hot summer’s day with temperatures in the high 80s
Most students scored in the seventies or eighties.
Damage is estimated in the thousands of dollars.
My daughter is in her mid-thirties now.
She looked so beautiful in her wedding dress.
A man in a clown’s hat came and sat beside her.
Have you been waiting outside in the rain?
Flags were fluttering in the breeze.
Pale colors are definitely in this summer.
We used to go to boring cocktail parties just because it was the in thing to do.
We hope things will get better now the Democrats are in.
The Conservatives got back in with an increased majority.
It looks as if we’re in for some stormy weather.
If he’s expecting everyone to support him, he’s in for a shock.
When Mom finds out, you’ll be in for it.
I don’t know what they agreed to because I wasn’t in on the deal.
In trying to solve one problem, I created another.
The new system is better in that it provides faster access to the Internet.
Londoners came out on the streets in their thousands.
Crowds poured in from everywhere to watch the race.
The Red Cross made an appeal, and the money started rolling in.
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