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Was this a hint that he'd had enough of her company for tonight?
She hoped he would take the hint and leave her alone.
Sam keeps dropping hints about what he wants for his birthday.
Ferguson has dropped his broadest hint yet that he will retire next year.
There was a hint of impatience in his voice.
yellow with a hint of green
The profession welcomed the recommendations with more than a hint of relief.
'I am clearly the best man for the job,' he declared, without the slightest hint of irony.
'Maybe,' she replied with the hint of a smile.
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