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Injured refugees were treated by a Red Cross doctor.
The abbey was founded by Henry II in 1170.
Children are fascinated by the idea of magic.
a rebellion by separatist guerrilla forces
damage caused by the storm
a novel by Graham Greene
mural paintings by Diego Rivera
Reading is taught by traditional methods here.
The palace balcony is shielded by bulletproof glass.
Every bit of lace is made by hand (=not using a machine).
By using the Internet you can do your shopping from home.
They exchanged New Year’s greetings by email.
Sophie’s parents arrived by taxi.
We returned home by a different route.
She went in by the side entrance.
Staff generally address each other by their first name.
The UN refugee agency is known by its initials UNHCR.
I’m going to start off by explaining the purpose of our campaign.
The meeting should have finished by 4.30.
Application forms must be received by 31st March.
By mid afternoon over 5,000 people had visited the exhibition.
By the time Charlotte was 15, she had already achieved worldwide fame.
Take care that you don’t shoot one of us by mistake.
We met quite by chance.
By a stroke of luck I found the perfect title for my new book.
As time went by, people’s attitudes changed.
The days seem to fly by.
House prices rose by an average 23% last year.
Owen broke the world record by 2.4 seconds.
She walked right by me without saying a word.
There were angry shouts from the crowd as the president’s motorcade drove by.
She was sitting over there by the window.
There’s an ashtray just by your elbow.
Casinos are forbidden by law to contribute to political campaigns.
In the police force we have to do everything by the rulebook.
It’s no use trying to judge 18th-century morality by modern standards.
Her performance was amazing by any standard.
Why don’t you stop by on your way home from work?
Peggy dropped by the office this afternoon.
Taking me by the arm, she led me into the next room.
Always pick up a CD by the outer edge to avoid damaging the surface.
She was, by nature, a cheerful and friendly sort of person.
An American by birth, Cassidy had spent much of his life in Bolivia.
Floor coverings are priced by the square metre.
Industrial workers are generally paid by the hour.
sold by the dozen
The house has a spacious dining room, measuring 18 feet by 15.
We are able to offer our readers a fabulous 70 by 50 cm souvenir poster.
The company grew by degrees until it controlled over 20% of the telecommunications market.
Little by little Philip got used to life on the farm.
His medical condition is continuing to improve day by day.
One by one the men came forward to receive their medals.
The finance committee checks through each document, item by item.