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Sometimes UN troops and their commanders may not even speak the same language.
We were staying at the same hotel as our parents.
Was this the same Timothy Evans that Carol had been at school with?
At first many schools resisted the reforms, but those same schools are now seeing the most improvement.
I was born on the very same day that my father died.
‘Do you mean Vendelin Gajdusek, the Czech writer?’ ‘The very same!’
She did not want to make the same mistake again.
The two pictures look the same to me – I can’t tell them apart.
Her eyes are the same colour as yours.
Animals feel pain the same as we do.
Kevin gets bored very quickly. His Dad was just the same.
Stuart’s opinion on this subject was much the same as mine.
The four sides of a square are all the same length.
One centimetre is the same as ten millimetres.
A one-bedroom flat in London costs almost the same as a five-bedroom house in Liverpool.
I’m sure he’s safe, but all the same, I wish he’d come home.
I didn’t expect to find anything, but I decided to look around just the same.
Whether someone made a mistake or whether there’s a fault in the system, it all comes to the same thing – sheer inefficiency.
I can’t understand what you’re saying if you all talk at the same time.
The show will make you laugh and cry at the same time.
Of course, we want to be part of Europe, but at the same time we must be careful not to lose our close relationship with the US.
You can stay or go, it’s all the same to me.
I’d rather wait until tomorrow, sir, if it’s all the same to you.
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‘I didn’t tell him to leave – I just suggested it was getting late.’ ‘Same difference.’
Politicians repeat the same old phrases every election.
She’s still the same old Jane that we all grew to love.
’How’s work?’ ’Oh you know, same old same old.’
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