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We have a friendly, warm relationship developed over a decade, and she has given me many compliments about my knowledge of grammar.
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Being identified as a killer in the context of finance, dealmaking or politics constituted a compliment from the former president.
So when I give someone a compliment, it’s the best compliment in the world.
I get compliments on my bag on a regular basis, and unlike a board sock, these bags are sturdier and easier to slip on.
The highest compliment I can give to a pair of shades is that they disappear on my face.
“To say that you would have more sense than the police, would be a poor compliment,” said the old lady.
The court paid him the high compliment of refusing his suit, declaring that he had himself inflicted sufficient punishment.
It was a pretty compliment, and sincere I knew, for no one could meet him without recognising his frank outspoken nature.
Marius frowned darkly, but before he could speak, Tressan was insinuating a compliment to the Marquise.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
"And I can return the compliment," was my reply, as we all gathered round a brew of tea to exchange news and compare notes.

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