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I hardly recognized you with a beard!
I recognized the house from your description.
Asthma sufferers soon learn to recognize the symptoms of an attack.
I thought I recognized her voice!
Most people who fish recognize the need to preserve fish stocks.
The importance of Herschel’s contribution is generally recognized.
We recognize that there are some problems with the current system.
Joyce’s novel has since been recognized as one of the greatest of the century.
Today, her achievement was recognized with a civic reception.
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