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- ‘While it wasn't that bad, for one set of fans in the corner of the ground, it sure felt like it.’
- ‘The next morning my mum told me they had been on the phone saying I wasn't meant to leave.’
- ‘He wasn't the first or last pioneer to come to grief in man's quest to conquer the skies.’
- ‘If it wasn't a private firm, we would probably be hearing an awful lot more about it.’
- ‘Having backed himself into a corner he still wasn't big enough to admit he was wrong.’
- ‘He was still hitting me but I was thinking he had my money and I wasn't going to let him go.’
- ‘The specialist wasn't quite sure what the problem was and that is why he went back to see him.’
- ‘In June the sea was warm enough to swim in but the weather wasn't too hot for sightseeing.’
- ‘It wasn't bad enough to refuse to eat or pay for, but it wasn't good enough to entice us back.’
- ‘I guess a guy in a tutu and clown shoes wasn't part of the threat scenarios they planned on.’
- ‘I would like to think it wasn't a true reflection and tonight we can show that is the case.’
- ‘He says that it wasn't until then that he felt able to fully share his emotions with women.’
- ‘He told me that wasn't necessary, and that they live here, and that they are used to it.’
- ‘They told us that the building wasn't standing any more and we were in the centre of rubble.’
- ‘I knew what I was doing wasn't right, and a lot of people are a lot worse off than we were.’
- ‘The place wasn't exactly packed but that is perhaps to be expected on the first night.’
- ‘The police said he wasn't, they said he was up north, and as it turned out they were right.’
- ‘It wasn't great when a pair of tenants turned up alone for a viewing the other day.’
- ‘He had his arms down at one point, trying to draw me in but I wasn't going to get involved.’
- ‘It wasn't until very late in the novel that my own feelings came into it, and by then it was too late.’
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