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I hardly recognized you with a beard!
I recognized the house from your description.
Asthma sufferers soon learn to recognize the symptoms of an attack.
I thought I recognized the voice!
Most fishermen recognize the need to limit fishing.
The importance of Herschel’s contribution is generally recognized.
We recognize that there are some problems with the current system.
Today, her achievement was recognized with a civic reception.
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