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used for politely interrupting someone, especially to ask them a question
used for telling someone to be patient while you think
used when interrupting someone, especially when you disagree with what they are saying
used for asking someone to wait for a short period of time, especially someone who you are talking to on the telephone
used for saying that you disagree with what someone is saying or doing, or that you want them to listen to you
a polite way of saying you are sorry for interrupting someone or asking them for something
used for saying that you disagree with what someone is saying or doing or that you want them to listen to you
… a language for human communication which has been invented and has not developed naturally
a card game for two pairs of players
spectacles; boiled sweets, candy; soft aniseed-flavoured jelly sweets coated with blue and pink sugar sprinkles
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