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I’ve used four pieces of paper already.
Power tools can be expensive pieces of equipment.
He divided the dough into four pieces.
The longest piece of wood was over fifteen feet.
Would you like another piece of cake?
a piece of land
This vase is a particularly beautiful piece.
a piece of music/sculpture/poetry
a five-cent piece
If we mentioned the incident, she was likely to go to pieces.
Every suggestion was ripped to pieces by the committee.
The furniture had been smashed to pieces.
Dee was married to Vernon at one time and she was a piece of work.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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