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Of the thing just mentioned; of that:‘the member state or a part thereof’
- ‘Even here there may be a sticking point over asset value, or lack thereof.’
- ‘A popular topic that recurs in the Monologues is that of sexual pleasure - or lack thereof.’
- ‘It was getting more difficult to judge each film on its own merits or lack thereof.’
- ‘In terms of sleep and the lack thereof, I'm a bit concerned about this weekend.’
- ‘Civil marriage shall be defined in each state by the legislature or the citizens thereof.’
- ‘Prostitution does not in any way violate any law code or any part thereof.’
- ‘The forensic evidence - or lack thereof - also proved to be a major stumbling block.’
- ‘We are told that could be extended depending on the amount of progress or the lack thereof.’
- ‘I have nothing, not even memories of a home or a semblance thereof.’
- ‘I read once that there are only seven real plots in the world, and all stories are permutations thereof.’
- ‘I am neither a scholar nor a critic of literature - nor am I a student thereof, save by aspiration.’
- ‘We can also try to be more honest about our contribution, or lack thereof.’
- ‘Similarly overdue is a more general debate on the limits, or lack thereof, of political debate.’
- ‘Due to the vagaries of pets, animals, and care arrangements thereof, that's now changed.’
- ‘So until the law prohibits the sale of tobacco and the smoking thereof non-smokers can go and take a running jump.’
- ‘Everyone's influenced by their parents' prejudices, or in my case, the lack thereof.’
- ‘It is these which are sold packed in the familiar long boxes with a stem, or plastic imitation thereof, between the rows.’
- ‘Their wool is soft and warm, coming in white, black, brown, or a combination thereof.’
- ‘Called ‘Bowling for Columbine’ the film details the American love affair with guns, and the consequences thereof.’
- ‘My mother has never asked me about my love life or lack thereof, which I find kind of funny.’
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