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Greenhouse tomatoes are ever-present — they’re a tease, often watery and dull.
Flood said Emrick will have a limited role with NBC and will provide the voice-over for the opening tease on Wednesday night’s telecast.
After over a year of requests from fans and enthusiasts, and months of official teases, Microsoft Flight Simulator has a virtual reality mode.
Osmond Orgreave entered the room, quizzical, and at once began to tease Clayhanger about the infrequency of his visits.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
The moment we arrive at the house the others begin to tease us and leave us together.
The two engineers, being idle, had drunk liquor and were trying to tease the animals nearby.
KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
She told us children never to tease him, or worry him, but that we needn't be afraid of him, either.
THE SUNBRIDGE GIRLS AT SIX STAR RANCHELEANOR H. (ELEANOR HODGMAN) PORTER
Dont tease me, she said, so quietly that an embarrassing silence fell between them.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
Several times, as though to tease him, she came back to this question, but each time peremptorily he refused to discuss it.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
He was such a tease he would tell the other boys, and they would think it a great joke.

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