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Wet days alternated with dry ones.
Lay the shapes on the fabric, alternating the colours.
The course allows students to alternate work with education.
She alternated blues and gospel songs throughout the evening.
The White House has alternated between tough talk and silence.
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if a cat purrs, it makes a continuous quiet low sound because it is happy