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an opportunity offering the greatest gain:
Being ambitious, he always had an eye for the main chance.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Throughout this time he kept his eye on the
, the prospect of becoming an art pundit.
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than you usually could get.
He butchers prisoners, betrays everybody, and seizes the
of getting fresh oxygen is from winter rains or melting snows which bring in oxygen-rich water.
The latter fought out each point, but they were not as alert for the
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