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Fewer people receive state benefits now.
She received a camera as a twenty-fifth birthday present.
We have not received your letter.
His views have received support from an unlikely source.
The head has already received several calls from angry parents.
Several of the victims are receiving hospital treatment for burns.
He received a five-year prison sentence.
We received a visit from the Inspector.
Her Royal Highness was received by the Deputy Mayor.
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