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I’m afraid I’ve got some bad news.
I wrote to John telling him all the latest news.
Friends expressed shock at the news of his death.
Good news for home owners!
There’s brighter news on the romantic front for my sisters.
The leaflet is full of up-to-date news on the environment.
Have you heard the good news? Michael’s got the job!
I’m not looking forward to breaking the news to Dad.
She was delighted by this piece of news.
That day the news came of the invasion of Normandy.
The first item of news was the fire at the palace.
Johnson has been in hiding since news of his affair broke yesterday.
I always listen to the nine o’clock news.
Did you see the Prime Minister on the news last night?
‘Sally says she’s borrowing your car tomorrow.’ ‘That’s news to me!’
This is the British English definition of news. View American English definition of news.
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