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They've already sold over two million copies of their record.
I don't think dealers sell these cars at much of a profit.
My uncle buys and sells antiques for a living.
I sold one customer five pairs of shoes yesterday.
Designer clothes don't really sell much in the smaller towns.
Her new book sold very well in the first six months.
Sex and violence have sold a lot of cinema tickets.
I don't think we could sell the idea to our partners.
His main fault is that he tends to sell himself short.
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