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Think about what I've told you.
She kept saying horrible things about my mother.
jokes about the president
They'd forgotten all about poor Harry.
I'm worried about Dad.
There's nothing to get excited about.
About that money I owe you – I can pay you back next week.
It's about Jack – he's been so depressed lately.
Don't leave important papers lying about on your desk.
There were articles of clothing scattered about the room.
Rhonda wore a garland of flowers about her neck.
The prophet had gathered about him a band of faithful followers.
There's a lot of illness about.
Loving and sharing – that's what marriage is about.
Good management is all about motivating your staff.
I was about to get undressed when there was a knock on the door.
We arrived just as the ceremony was about to begin.
Bring me a towel and be quick about it.
Our lawyers are dealing with the matter, but they're being very slow about it.
Can't you do something about the noise? It's driving me crazy.
Government officials know the system isn't working, but they do nothing about it.
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