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Mrs Bennet put her hands over her ears to shut out the noise.
He was holding a mug of coffee in his left hand.
He sat by the bed and held her hand.
The park was full of young couples holding hands.
George took her by the hand and helped her out of the car.
They walked along the cliff top hand in hand.
The two men introduced themselves and shook hands.
Many of these garden pests cause little real damage. On the other hand, aphids can infect raspberries with incurable diseases.
On the one hand, expansion would be good, but on the other hand it would be sad to lose the family atmosphere.
a substance that scientists think exists out in space, but for which they have no direct proof
… to reveal a small part of your intentions in order to attract support, without actually committing yourself to doing anythingadd a word
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