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- ‘Miami is hotter than anyplace else’informal term for anywhere
- ‘It doesn't require a cable or phone line, and can be operated from anyplace where there's an electric wall outlet.’
- ‘Have you ever seen anyplace in the world more beautiful?’
- ‘And with this network we're able to locate earthquakes anyplace in the world very soon after they occur.’
- ‘It's slowly recovering, but it's not anyplace near where it should be.’
- ‘What about the small family farmers who don't really export their products to China or anyplace else, for that matter?’
- ‘There's a spirit in England that is quite different from anyplace else.’
- ‘The flood water tugs at the cobbles, sometimes moving them bit by bit toward someplace, anyplace, downstream.’
- ‘Guess what the total cost is for the phone company to transmit your long distance call from your phone to anyplace in the US?’
- ‘But I feel more safe, actually, in the inner city than I do anyplace else.’
- ‘These assumptions often provoke heated disagreements because it is so hard to find anyplace to look to settle them.’
- ‘They're - FBI agents are some of the finest people you'll find anyplace in the country or the world.’
- ‘It gives them every power they need to go anyplace, anytime, interview any person, seize any document, and so on.’
- ‘But the owner, who's 83 years old, Kyra, says he wouldn't think of building anyplace else.’
- ‘I've heard Argentines say that Buenos Aires is more densely populated by psychoanalysts than anyplace else in the world.’
- ‘He may just be wanting to spread law enforcement thin, maybe wanting to say I can hit anywhere and anyplace, and you can't stop me.’
- ‘And South Korea has more wireless hot spots per capita than anyplace else.’
- ‘In the end they didn't seem to lead anyplace all that great.’
- ‘Let's hope these tropical storms, these depressions out there get nowhere close to Miami or anyplace else in Florida.’
- ‘I don't know if he wants it or would take it, and I'm not aware of anyplace where he's given any hints, either.’
- ‘I'm going to campaign anyplace he wants me, anyplace he needs me.’
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