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- ‘This will be a very hard, attritional war, and there will be casualties.’
- ‘The war would be waged as an attritional struggle against the occupying forces.’
- ‘The game took a decidedly attritional approach from the beginning.’
- ‘Runs were scored in slow, attritional fashion throughout.’
- ‘The attritional nature of the campaign, and the failed air lift to supply the Sixth Army are well covered.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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