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the lakes and mountains of Scotland
Everyone was singing and dancing.
You cook the lunch, and I'll look after the children.
He switched off the television and went to bed.
I'll try and find out where we can buy tickets.
Come and see our new kitchen.
The government lied to us in the past and now no one will believe them.
The situation is getting more and more complicated all the time.
I've tried and tried, but I can't persuade him to change his mind.
It's going to take years and years to repair all the damage.
Two and two is four.
And now, here with the sports news is Kevin Leary.
And so what have you been doing lately?
Two thirds of the students – and I swear this is true – couldn't name a single country in Asia.
a hundred and ten metres
four thousand five hundred and twenty-five pounds
two and three quarters
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a video advertisement that appears immediately before an online video
a very light type of cake made with flour, eggs, and sugar
a rave … that takes place early in the morning and where there is no alcohol or drugs …
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