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Let me give you some advice.
Tomatoes were only 80 pence a kilo, so I bought some.
The result came as a surprise to some.
I just wanted some more information about language courses.
It will take some little time for her to recover.
Some few days later Arthur received a reply to his letter.
I've forgotten some of the details.
Some of you may know the story of Rip Van Winkle.
Some kids are more adventurous than others.
Some people like pigeons and some don't.
We've been waiting here for some time already.
He left Cranfield some years ago and hasn't been heard of since.
It took some courage to speak out against her employer.
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the condition of continually consuming large amounts of information, especially when this has a negative effect on a person's well-being and ability to concentrateBuzzWord Article
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