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- another term for hall
- ‘At the end of the hallway, the soldiers put us in a big room and lock the metal door behind them.’
- ‘In all schools, hallways were dark and most classrooms were dimly lit in an effort to save energy and money.’
- ‘My husband was in the garden and I was standing in the hallway when I heard a terrible screech.’
- ‘Visually double the size of your hallway by hanging a large mirror to borrow and bounce light.’
- ‘The children often sat in the hallway of the house with the door open saying hello to people as they went past.’
- ‘The hallways are deathly silent and the misery is a palpable living thing in the air.’
- ‘The light in the hallways isn't working so we walk into the house blindly, up the stairs and into the first bedroom.’
- ‘Some of the students could not understand why she wanted to put up a memorial tile in the hallway for Dylan.’
- ‘The house has a living room, a sitting room, a kitchen on the ground floor and a hallway with storage.’
- ‘The buyers reportedly have a large hallway in which to display their new purchase.’
- ‘They open the door just halfway, never let you in and say thank you in the hallway.’
- ‘Some of the residents followed them around while they were caroling through the hallways.’
- ‘Late last year we redecorated in short order the kitchen and hallways.’
- ‘After arriving at the relevant office he took a seat in one of the hallways of the White House.’
- ‘The pensioner heard a second man talking to his wife in the hallway and became suspicious.’
- ‘Some school officials fear this policy may soon lead to a ban on spelling bees and hanging good work in hallways.’
- ‘This plant can tolerate neglect and survive in difficult conditions, such as cool rooms and hallways.’
- ‘Since they left we have been wiring in the new light fittings for the hallways and getting the second coat of paint on.’
- ‘Inside a golf bag in a cupboard in the hallway they found hidden three nine ounce bars of the drug.’
- ‘The lobby and hallways were just like any normal building, nothing too special.’
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