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apart from others; separately.
one at a time; as
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Strategies are not to be used
-good readers do not read a book and only make predictions.
Equally useful in groups as an informal screen or
in a mixed shrub border.
, as accents, or train them against a fence or wall as espaliers.
Less gregarious than other nuthatches, the white-breasted nuthatch is typically seen
or in pairs.
The colors of these bracelets coordinate beautifully together or can be worn
Migration: migrates in spring
or in small groups, unlike the rose-breasted, which sometimes migrates in large flocks.
It consists, as is well known, of a number of syllable sounds which are spoken
or are combined in twos.
, and what you have already done
will justify you now.
Together they dared and accomplished what would have remained impossible for them
Later in the afternoon they began to fly to the fishing-grounds, and back and forth,
and in small groups.
British Dictionary definitions for
one at a time; one by one
apart from others; separately; alone
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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