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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
to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface
the sail behind the main sail on a ship
the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures
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