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Rooms cost £20 per person.
She's the type of person who always offers to wash up after a party.
Every single person in the room stopped talking.
Some people hate camping.
Janet has always been a bit of an outdoor person.
I don't like takeaways. I'm not a fast food person.
Some stupid person left the cooker on all night.
He has been charged with supplying heroin to persons unknown.
His person had been searched without legal authority.
She always carried a small pair of scissors about her person.
I wanted to get to know him as a person, not just as my teacher.
You have to collect your tickets in person.
I've talked to him on the telephone and in person.
The story is written in the first person.
The government, in the person of the Health Minister, has taken a lot of criticism.
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