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We were impressed by the size of the building.
the colour of the sky
I don’t remember the name of the street.
the smell of unwashed clothes
I had a feeling of duty towards him.
She seemed to like the idea of having children.
the month of April
the city of Rome
Todd has the annoying habit of questioning everything I say.
She met Charles at the age of 20.
She was a young girl of no more than 13.
Lynn earns a salary of thirty thousand pounds a year.
Teachers have been asking for a pay rise of 4 per cent.
She had a photograph of him beside her bed.
It was a tale of war and bravery.
a history of Russia
Jerry kept thinking of the last time they’d met.
I reminded her of her duty to her family.
He listed the kings and queens of England.
the President of Syria
the treasurer of the club
You should be ashamed of yourself!
I’m tired of their constant arguing.
Maya ought to be proud of him.
It was nice of you to help me.
It was stupid of me to think they would agree.
He was a man of great charm.
The research will be of great interest to many people.
Our conversation was of little importance.
the wonderful paintings of Picasso
the plays of Harold Pinter
Lori is the daughter of my father’s sister.
He was having an affair with the wife of a diplomat.
a good friend of mine
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