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Not covered.‘uncovered stone floors’
- ‘Her uncovered arm was exposed to the chemical and her arm started to blister and burn.’
- ‘Remove the foil and continue to roast, uncovered, for 35 minutes or until the tomatoes have collapsed and are soft.’
- ‘They found a spot in the shade and sat on partially uncovered stones.’
- ‘It has a sweeping main stand, but is otherwise open and uncovered, a pleasant venue incapable of intimidating visitors.’
- ‘Cook the mussels uncovered for a further minute or two, until the shells fully open.’
- ‘Sprinkle with pickled ginger and fold the bamboo mat so that the filling is enclosed, then moisten the uncovered strip of seaweed and roll up.’
- ‘‘To this day I can't bring myself to enter a room with an uncovered window,’ says Conley.’
- ‘This is an uncovered complex extending over an area of 38,000 square metres with over fifty tenants and includes a unique craft centre with four hundred craft booths under one roof.’
- ‘There were old wells, covered and uncovered, throughout the district, and Joe knew which ones were safe.’
- ‘Bake uncovered for 15 minutes, until the cheese melts.’
- ‘The dim light bulb hung lifelessly above their heads, and the wall paper covered only half the wall and the other half stood bare and uncovered.’
- ‘Remove the lid and foil and bake, uncovered, for a further 20 minutes.’
- ‘Just a cold arctic wind that kept blowing directly on my uncovered face.’
- ‘It consisted of three small upstairs rooms with uncovered floors.’
- ‘There was a grunt from the other room, then a clatter of glass striking uncovered floor.’
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