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a bottle of beer.
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The drug is all these things and more, for its history is a
, spanning millennia and continents.
So the improvement of memory is not how
sleeps but also what time one sleeps in the night.
The list of potentially devastating impacts from climate change is a
We suggested two versions, a short one for print publication and a
for the web site.
Ask students who they think might read the short story and who might read the
What we've experienced until this point is proving that this journey will be a
produces more transporter-protein molecules than the short one.
The to-do list is a
, the risk of missteps is high, and it will take years to complete.
The list of things that need to be done to create a proper biofuel industry is a
The view was a
for the flatlands, the hospital having been built on the only swell within eyeshot.
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You shall love peace as a means to new wars—and the short peace more than the long one.
(...) only one summer that I was ten? It must have been a long one then—
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long island iced tea
long island sound
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long palmar muscle
long peroneal muscle
long radial extensor muscle of wrist
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long shot, a
long story short
long suit, someone's
long thoracic nerve
long time no see
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