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He said he was leaving for Rome the next day.
Who will be the next president?
The next train to arrive at platform three is the 10.40 to Liverpool.
I’ll call you the next time I’m in town.
Who’s next in the queue?
I’ll be busy this week and next.
When I next spoke with him, he told me he had got married.
I knew exactly what was going to happen next.
First, peel the fruit. Next, prepare a chocolate sauce.
Over the next few weeks I tried to re-organize the office.
I’ll see you next Friday.
The Scottish Parliament elections take place next May.
The ceremony will take place on Monday next.
I could hear the sound of laughter in the next room.
I get as angry as the next person when companies send me junk email every day.
A spokesman said a meeting had been arranged with Seagram for the weekend after next.
We’re hoping to be chosen as the venue for the World Cup after next.
After Norway, Britain is Europe’s next largest oil producer.
This video game is the next best thing to flying a real plane.
The next thing I knew there were police officers all over the place.
Steve lives next to a lake, so we’ll be able to go swimming.
She sat down next to me without a word.
The baby sleeps in the room next to his parents.
Next to John, Jamie is my best friend.
You can have the whole set for next to no cost.
Even if we practise all week, it will be next to impossible to win.
After the company closed, investors were left with next to nothing.
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