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a children’s game in which one player has their eyes covered with a blindfold and tries to catch the others
a children’s game in which players try to guess what object someone is thinking of by knowing the first letter of it. The game begins by one player saying ‘I spy, with my little eye, something beginning with...’.
a children’s game in which you pick up small objects after you have bounced a ball and before you catch it again
a game played by children in which they roll small coloured glass balls called marbles on the ground
a children’s game in which players walk round a row of chairs and quickly sit down when the music stops. There is one less chair than there are people, and the person who does not get a chair leaves the game. This continues until there is only one person left.
the situation of the United Kingdom leaving the European UnionBuzzWord Article
a rise in the level of a stream or riveradd a word
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