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You need to find out which program works best on your computer.
He is the kind of musician who always performs best in front of a live audience.
The play can be best described as 'a serious comedy'.
I'll try to deal with all these problems as best I can.
Which colour do you think suits me best?
What kind of music do you like best?
The Mona Lisa is probably the world's best-known painting.
one of Gershwin's best loved melodies
James Dean is best remembered for his star performance in Rebel without a Cause.
The Bordeaux region is best known for its fine wines.
Conan Doyle is probably best known as the creator of Sherlock Holmes.
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the occasion on which Jesus Christ was brought back to life after his death, according to the Bible
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