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A cup of tea sounds perfect.
Malta sounds like a great place for a relaxing holiday.
It sounds as if he's never home.
Officials sounded a hopeful note about finding the funding for the new school.
A recovery in sales has been reported but most retailers have sounded a note of caution.
The scheme hopes to sound an early warning to teenagers about the dangers of smoking.
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the seed of a plant called anise, used for adding flavour to food and drink
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