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I prefer to deal directly with the manager.
I am holding you directly responsible for this.
This will contribute directly to the strength of the economy.
Many problems can be directly linked to the decline in manufacturing.
His British lawyer arrived at Frankfurt airport this morning and went directly to the prison.
Patrick took Jane by the elbows and looked directly into her eyes.
Jackson avoided saying directly that he disapproved of the proposals.
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