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There was a group of girls following him.
A group of her friends were waiting for her inside.
The attack was carried out by a rebel group.
She was a member of a right-wing political group.
He became the leader of a paramilitary group.
Why don't you join the local drama group?
He eventually formed a religious group, the Church of Nagriamel.
people from different ethnic and minority groups
Firms should employ more people in the over-55 age group.
There are worries about the safety of this group of chemicals.
Killer whales belong to the group known as 'toothed whales'.
We'll be put in the novice group.
All the test subjects in Group B were given the new drug.
Students can work individually, in pairs, or in groups.
Can you get yourselves into groups of four, please?
The boys were split into four groups.
members of a pop group
an all-female group
The company is part of the Target group.
The Mirror Group already owned a satellite TV channel.
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