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On the second floor were two large empty rooms.
Annie ran out of the room.
There isn't much room in here.
Is there room for one more in your car?
There was just enough room for them all to sit down.
The band was good, but there was no room to dance.
This table takes up too much room.
We need to make room in here for the computer.
Leave room between each plant for the roots to grow.
There is plenty of room for disagreement in this controversial area.
There's no room for doubt as to who did this.
There is clearly room for improvement in a number of management areas.
This is the American English definition of room. View British English definition of room.
an extra sail sometimes fitted on the front of a boat used for racing
to post a tweet, usually a negative one, that mentions a person without using the @ sign, so that they will not see the message on their Twitter feed …add a word
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