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I hope to see you next week.
The system is easy to understand.
I didn't know what to say.
Hattersley's decision to retire from politics was not completely unexpected.
Henry was standing with his back to me.
She pointed to a notice on the wall.
She looked to the left and then to the right before crossing the road.
They stood face to face, glaring at each other.
To most of us, work is an unpleasant necessity.
It seems to me that there has been a lack of discipline.
a taxation policy which is, to my mind, unfair
To my knowledge, no one knew what Melissa was planning.
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the long central part of a church where people sit
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