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a politician who causes controversy wherever he goes
The fire was caused by an electrical fault.
The storm caused widespread damage.
An injury to the goalkeeper caused him to limp off after ten minutes.
Greenhouse gases are widely believed to be causing the Earth's atmosphere to heat up.
He apologizes for causing you any embarrassment.
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