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used for introducing more detailed information about a subject that you are discussing
used for adding related but less important information to what has just been said, or for suddenly introducing a new subject
formal used before a statement that is connected to what you have just said and adds something to it
spoken used when adding a statement that limits what you have just said
used for adding a comment that emphasizes the main idea of what you have already said
used for introducing a statement that seems surprising after what you said before
used after expressions such as ‘due to’ or ‘in view of’ when you are giving some extra information
used for adding information to support a statement or make it clearer
used for introducing a new or extra fact or comment into a conversation
the action of deliberately dropping your microphone at the end of a speech or performance to show you think it was so good that nothing better could follow it
a coloured substance that you can put on your eyelids
moving with rhythm, together as one
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