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Everyone says they are for equal opportunities.
Support for the government's reform programme has been overwhelming.
Eight members voted for the proposal and six against.
Of course, I'm all for (=I completely support) freedom of speech.
It was difficult for me to understand what he was saying.
All I want is for you to be happy.
It is time for Congress to begin exploring some new approaches.
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relating to the Sun, or coming from the Sun
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