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used for introducing a statement, especially one that you make as a reply
used when you start telling someone something, for example something that you have just remembered
informal OK: used when you want to start or continue talking about something
for the purpose of beginning a discussion
used when you have a sudden idea
used before you start to talk about a particular person or thing
used for beginning a statement or discussion
a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time
the spirit of a dead person that someone sees or hears
an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners
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