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Winning an award would give me a great sense of achievement.
They say they are dealing with the problem, but there seems to be no sense of urgency.
A little bit of praise and appreciation can give people a real sense of well-being.
Beth read Jake's letter with a mounting sense of panic.
It's a small village with a strong sense of local identity.
Dogs have a sense of smell that is five times more sensitive than that of humans.
You need a good sense of balance to skate well.
She's got a great sense of humour.
I'm sure he'll be able to find the house – he has a pretty good sense of direction.
Our father was a good designer, but he had no business sense.
There's no sense in going ahead until the costs have been agreed.
The word 'bank' has a number of senses.
We are talking about vocational training in the broadest sense.
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