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a utility pole for supporting telephone wires.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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The critical feature of a
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The car came past his house, made a loud noise and swerved into the
Chickens flew everywhere, and my beloved car ended up wrapped around a
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Connect a wire from a
or underground cable access to the dwelling or booth.
It usually watches for prey from a perch such as a
or fence post and occasionally hunts for prey while flying.
As you look outside, you see a car wrapped around a
with live wires dangling to the ground.
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Never retrieve a kite caught on a power line,
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