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It was a very cold house, especially in the winter.
He did not want to upset his father, especially because his mother was so sick.
You'll need to pay for your ticket in advance, especially if you want to reserve a seat.
India, especially the southern part, has an immense potential to attract tourists.
Don't talk to anyone about this – especially not my mother.
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