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Each other.‘the children used to tease one another’
- ‘They run a society where we are all constantly watching one another, and being watched.’
- ‘Her green eyes looked at me, and we sniffed each other to get to know one another's scents.’
- ‘We as adults do not lash out at one another just because we don't do as each other wants.’
- ‘How on earth did anyone get the idea that people can communicate with one another by letter!’
- ‘As a result of this, buyers who appear to be compatible are put in houses next to one another.’
- ‘You'll need to give one another time and respect if you're to overcome the problem.’
- ‘We would begin quietly enough, nodding and saying hello to one another in a civilised way.’
- ‘They are very fond of one another and quite willingly help each other in their needs.’
- ‘It's odd how islands that lie so close to one another can be so different once you get onshore.’
- ‘People were very friendly within the building and all said hello to one another.’
- ‘The place is just about big enough for the four of them to lie next to one another keeping each other warm.’
- ‘First-year boys would lob bits at one another if it turned up in the dinner hall.’
- ‘How these two men could ever have trusted one another is a mystery worthy of Sherlock Holmes.’
- ‘The family would have been split up at a time when we most needed one another.’
- ‘The two sides threw bottles and stones at one another until they were separated by police.’
- ‘At the end of week one, the five couples organise a big night out to the local club, to get to know one another.’
- ‘At the moment it is just pure luck that drivers are narrowly missing one another.’
- ‘Add to that their intense personal dislike for one another, and you have an explosive mix.’
- ‘Mum and Dad glanced across at one another, then Dad looked back down at the floor.’
- ‘We met with about half-a-dozen writers of all ages who had never met one another before.’
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