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used for introducing a long story or account of something
used when telling a story for introducing the words that you or someone else has said
used in stories to mean at a particular time in the story
used when you are telling a story and you want to give a summary of the situation that you were in at a particular stage
used in a story for saying that someone leaves immediately after saying or doing something
used for saying that you will tell someone a long and complicated story very quickly and simply
used for saying that a story will begin again at a later date, starting from the point where it stopped
used for saying that you will tell the end or the main point of a story without giving all the details
used for introducing information that you think someone needs to know in order to understand the story that you are telling
… a language for human communication which has been invented and has not developed naturally
money, food, or clothes given to poor people
spectacles; boiled sweets, candy; soft aniseed-flavoured jelly sweets coated with blue and pink sugar sprinkles
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