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We advertised three jobs, and over 50 people applied.
Students can apply for money to help with their living costs.
You have to apply to the passport office for a visa.
Bill is applying to join the fire service.
The discount no longer applies to him, because he's over eighteen.
The trial judge had applied an incorrect principle of law.
A similar technique can be applied to the treatment of cancer.
Sara applied her lipstick carefully.
Apply two coats of varnish to the table.
Apply pressure to the wound to stop it bleeding.
Apply the brakes smoothly as you approach the junction.
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