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She deserved better than the treatment she got from her employers.
It'll be so nice to see Ruth again, and if she can bring the children along, all the better.
The poor did not envy their betters.
They should show more respect for their elders and betters.
Since she moved to the new school, her behaviour has certainly changed for the better.
Smith's anger got the better of him once again, and he started to attack the referee.
Djokovic finally got the better of Murray in a hard-fought match.
He sounds a suitable person, and if he's a friend of yours, well, so much the better.
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a video advertisement that appears immediately before an online video
a small sour red fruit that grows on a bush
a rave … that takes place early in the morning and where there is no alcohol or drugs …
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