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At the start of the final year, students do work experience.
The revolutions of 1848 marked the start of a fascinating period in world history.
This could be the start of a beautiful friendship.
The operation takes about 15 minutes from start to finish.
There's no better start to the day than a healthy breakfast.
Hakkinen had a great start and was in second place by the first corner.
Waddle has made an excellent start to his new career.
The start has been brought forward by 30 minutes.
She gave a nervous start as the door suddenly opened.
A noise in the road gave us all a start.
She woke with a start from her dream.
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a sweet brown powder that tastes like chocolate and is made from the seeds of a Mediterranean tree
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