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- ‘The record is certainly beatable, and I'm quite convinced that a decent athlete could easily go under nine hours.’
- ‘‘They are beatable,’ he stated, ‘just like any other team.’’
- ‘When I was first diagnosed it wasn't a surprise, earlier tests had said I was at risk and then when it was confirmed I was at the early stages so it was very beatable.’
- ‘He is going to be hard to beat, but he is definitely beatable.’
- ‘That's when an army, filled with despair, becomes beatable even by inferior forces.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.