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customers who pay high prices for luxury items
Repairs were carried out on several items of equipment.
The main item on the agenda is the pay dispute.
We're doing an item on the Queen's visit to China.
When they realised that he and Lesley were an item, they weren't very happy about it.
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used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend
one of the pair of bones that go across the top of your chest from your shoulder to the bottom of...
a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career
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