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We lived in the room above the store.
Curran's leg was broken above the right knee.
the snow-covered hills above the village
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David and Brenda Mitchell, pictured above, celebrated their golden wedding anniversary last weekend.
Interviews will be held at the above address on December 2.
The company's profits were 23% above the previous year's.
Temperatures climbed to 98 degrees Fahrenheit – 10 degrees above normal.
In most subjects the students scored well above average.
In their society, honesty was prized above all other virtues.
We value our independence above anything that you can offer us.
As a major, Stuart was a rank above me, but we remained good friends.
Carl shouted, but it was impossible to make himself heard above all the noise.
Jack was cheating? I thought he was above that sort of thing.
The agency is asking for $2 million above and beyond the $16 million it has already been given.
Rescue teams had worked above and beyond the call of duty during the hurricane.
He will be remembered above all as a loving husband and family man.
Above all else, the government must keep the promises it has made.
Ever since they made her assistant manager, she's been getting above herself.
Don't let them take the children away – I fear that above anything.
Mrs. Harrington was not above helping with the housework when necessary.
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the belief that every problem has a solution based in technology
an occasion when a lot of people gather together, especially for a religious festival
any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat
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