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Sometimes there’s flooding, and this is why no one wants to live here.
Based on Edith Wharton’s novel, this latest film stars Gillian Anderson.
Robbery, rape, drug dealing – these are just some of the crimes that are on the increase.
Hello, this is Kim Riley speaking.
This is John Alvarez reporting from Los Angeles.
Hello, is this Mrs. Baker?
When you’ve come this far, you don’t think of turning back.
I haven’t had this much fun since I was a kid.
It was cold in Toronto, but it wasn’t as cold as this.
The grass was this high.
There’s only about this much wine left in the bottle.
There was this big guy standing in the doorway.
Then they said, “Come on, show us what you can do.” And I thought, “This is it.”
“The trouble is, the government won’t listen.” “Well, this is it.”
She walked in the door just this minute.
Come out of there! Right this second!
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