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His family connections helped ensure his position among the elite.
The Scottish Labour Party will appoint a committee from among its own members.
Robert was the only one among them who had ever ridden a horse.
Most important among the country’s problems is the lack of health facilities.
The suicide rate among young male prisoners is high.
We want to encourage greater cooperation among the different departments.
News of the invasion spread panic among the citizens.
The general opinion among teachers is that small class sizes are important.
The money has to be shared out among several projects.
I was never happier than when I was among these familiar faces.
Oh come on, Arthur, you can speak freely – you’re among friends.
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