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Soldiers were able to get food and water across the border.
Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water.
Just add water to the cake mix.
a glass of water
sparkling/carbonated water (=water for drinking that has gas added to it)
From the hotel there’s a beautiful view of the water.
San Francisco is right on the water.
Island residents have their mail delivered by water.
young couples thrown headfirst into the unknown waters of parenthood
There seemed to be stormy waters ahead for the administration.
Someone mentions drugs and the waters turn very murky.
He’s always throwing cold water on her ideas.
I don’t want to throw cold water on your travel plans, but how do you expect to pay for this trip?
All those things he said to me were just water off a duck’s back.
Don’t worry – it’s all just water under the bridge.
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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