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- ‘I expect that in a few more days we'll find out they've both joined a cult or something.’
- ‘Now all I have to do is wait to see whether they've managed to get the authorisation codes right.’
- ‘Well fear not and control your excitement because they've started their own blog.’
- ‘How on earth can people afford to buy stuff in the January sales when they've just had Christmas?’
- ‘They reckon it is a licence to print money and let's face it they've got lots of experience in this field.’
- ‘He wants what's best for them and if they want to do well, that's who they've got to listen to.’
- ‘In that case, why were they continuing to ask for lots of money to do the research they've already done?’
- ‘The elder one has a partner and they've been living together for about nine years.’
- ‘But then they've got less to compare him with, and have had no time to get sick of him.’
- ‘We sit side by side at the bar counter of an old fishermen's shack where they've been filming.’
- ‘What they've got now is around 500,000 people coming two or three or four times a year.’
- ‘Oh well, they've been dancing for longer than me so I guess I have some time to catch up!’
- ‘No one knows when they died or who they are because they've been completely forgotten.’
- ‘What I do know is that naming these people before they've been charged is a very bad idea.’
- ‘Sea eagles hang out in the arctic north of Norway because they've been pushed back there by us.’
- ‘So there's a lot of stock they've sent here which I'm just going to be throwing away.’
- ‘I know that it's occurred to Matt and Nick because they've both talked about it with me.’
- ‘In any case, they've had a clean-up of natural debris and the sand is white and clean.’
- ‘They want the club to progress and everyone feels they've got the potential to progress.’
- ‘They're a contrary lot, and they've been known to cause a few upsets in the past.’
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