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We lived in the room above the shop.
Curran’s leg was broken above the right knee.
the snow-covered hills above the village
Many of the documents mentioned above are now available on the Internet.
David and Brenda Mitchell, pictured above, celebrated their golden wedding anniversary last weekend.
Interviews will be held at the above address on 2 December.
In their society, honesty was prized above all other virtues.
We value our independence above anything that you can offer us.
As a major, Stuart was a rank above me, but we remained good friends.
Carl shouted, but it was impossible to make himself heard above all the noise.
The agency is asking for $2 million above and beyond the $16 million it has already been given.
Rescue teams had worked above and beyond the call of duty during the hurricane.
He will be remembered above all as a loving husband and family man.
Above all else, the government must keep the promises it has made.
Ever since they made her assistant manager, she’s been getting above herself.
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