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For some countries, these results were good enough to commence distribution, but for others, notably the US, they were not.
Her journey commenced, she says, after many productive years in the world of policy analysis, eventually as leader of the progressive think tank Demos.
Housing supply shortages are most severe in this portion of the market, but interest is high as the spring-buying season commences.
Hoppe’s exploits launched him into the national team conversation as a busy year of tournaments and 2022 World Cup qualifying commences.
Murat was in no hurry to commence his reign, and his subjects showed no great anxiety to see their new ruler.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
He granted her continuance at home, till the year of her noviciate; but that year must come, and it will commence next January.
When a hungry lion is watching for prey, the sight of any animal will make him commence stalking it.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
They therefore proceeded to commence operations upon the agricultural constituencies.
Later on he notified the consular body that the bombardment would commence on the 12th of the month.
He was very distinguished looking, they thought, as they stood waiting for him to commence his speech.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES

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