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The main idea in all courses was to do what you had to but no more.

All through this their main idea has been not to trouble you.

Inevitably it turns to this sort of violence when the uneducated have seized on its main idea.

Show how the opening paragraph introduces the main idea of the story.

The main idea of the story, however, is curiously distorted.

His changes had merely muddied the plot and cheapened her main idea.

The main idea of confession, I take it, is gettin' at the facts.

Deliverance from his enemies is the psalmist's main idea in the word here.

The main idea of the chapter is borrowed from Montaigne, Essais, l. iii.

In this lengthy working-out every part of the main idea is fully developed.

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