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noun as in plight, circumstance, conditions

noun as in example

noun as in matter brought before a court

verb as in examine carefully

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Example Sentences

In some cases, it’s people that didn’t even know they were sick.

The case stemmed from challenges to the state’s orders to close “non life-sustaining” businesses and to limit gatherings to 25 people indoors or 250 people outdoors.

Redfield said he expected a vaccine to start being available in November or December, with the first people to receive it being those with health problems that make them most vulnerable to a severe case or death if they are infected.

In the past, when I’ve discussed a case, unfortunately, that individual’s name was leaked to the media.

In each case, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden leads — by a wide margin in Minnesota and a narrow one in Wisconsin.

Certain features of its history suggest why this may be the case.

And, in the case of fluoride, at least, that doubt might actually be justified.

Her latest book, Heretic: The Case for a Muslim Reformation, will be published in April by HarperCollins.

Their friendship began when Krauss, who was chairman of the physics department at Case Western in Cleveland, sought out Epstein.

A grand juror in the Ferguson case is suing to be able to explain exactly what went down in the courtroom.

The case was an assault and battery that came off between two men named Brown and Henderson.

In this case, I suspect, there was co-operant a strongly marked childish characteristic, the love of producing an effect.

Sometimes in the case of large plants, cones have been known to occur on the tips of the branches of the Marsh Horsetail.

As a rule, however, even in the case of extreme varieties, a careful examination of the specimen will enable it to be identified.

Thus was the man left entirely to the devil, not even his life being reserved, as in the case of Job.


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