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There was a greasy mark on his shirt.
The sauce has left a mark on the cloth.
Chicago was the halfway mark on our trip across the country.
Average earnings have not yet reached the $40,000 mark.
The mark of a good movie is that it leaves you talking about it.
The race was postponed as a mark of respect.
The mark above the vowel changes its sound.
Put a mark by the names of the most interesting candidates.
My worst mark was a D.
His third shot found its mark.
The bullet missed its mark, embedding itself in a tree.
We suggest you only buy toys that carry the mark of the Safety Council.
Some companies have been quicker off the mark than others.
Robin knew his comment had hit the mark.
Years of war have left their mark on these pretty islands.
He's only been here four days but he's already made his mark.
She has stamped her own mark on the American television industry.
This is the American English definition of mark. View British English definition of mark.
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