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The negotiations had reached a delicate stage.
There’s no point arguing about it at this stage.
They had the ball more often in the early stages of the game.
The issue was only raised in the closing stage of the election campaign.
She likes to involve herself in every stage of the film-making process.
The project is still at a planning stage.
Atkins outlined a three-stage programme for resolving the crisis.
The last stage of the journey was the train north.
The musicians didn’t take the stage until after ten o’clock.
They had now been on stage for over four hours.
She’s written a number of things for the stage.
Do you think your children will go on the stage?
He is a skilled performer on the political stage.
She’s not yet a politician of significance on the world stage.