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He said last night that he would not let the matter lie and that he would make an official complaint as it was a clear breach of the rules

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It is so cool the way you carry yourself

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I am glad you loosen up a bit

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I thought he might need a wingman-he was quite tired and emotional

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He was heating on her

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You exchange numbers

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Your jealous temper

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These terms might not exactly trip off the tongue, but they could stop you putting your foot in it

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He was instantly taken by your art

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You gonna man up, or this man gonna put you on your face

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We schmooze about New York, what she misses

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I cannot reach her through the crowds, but I take her presence as a good sign:I am going to be schmoozing with celebs at this festival, big time

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How lame

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It is a bit of a drive

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Throw up the white flag

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The world is too small for someone

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like Bruce Wayne to disappear

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Someone like you is only here by choice

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You have been exploring the criminal fraternity

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A vigilante is just a man lost in the scramble for his own gratification

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It was him, and him alone

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Old habits die hard, I guess

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He learned things, and he will testify in exchange for early parole

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He told lies, and was trying to hide some critical facts

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They paid no attention to the request to vacate the classroom

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Upon further admonition, they pack up and left the classroom reluctantly as if we were disturbing them

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She swore at me. None of your fking business came the retort

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Tires screeching and horns honking

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People need dramatic examples to shake them out of apathy

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Three youths died in the reprisals which followed

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No more favours. Someone is sniffing around

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It caught my eye

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I will be handsomely rewarded for my shares

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Neil spoke of the virginal spelunking in the mountains

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Do not push your luck

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We have to go by the book

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Apparently on a whim, Wonka suddenly decides to reopen his doors to five children

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Heaven's will

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Flip the open, throttle up, and this will boost you into a rampless jump

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Word on the street is

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He got mugged coming home from work

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Ignorance is bliss, my friend. Don't burden yourself the with secrets of scary people

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Rival gangs

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Probably looking for insanity plea

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Better safe than sorry

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Kathleen winced as his temper rose; she was jumpy and nervous now because of his actions but once again surprised at his word

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Get rid of all traces

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Better torch the whole place

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This gas has long been used as a propellant in aerosol sprays and in refrigerators

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One took out an aerosol can and began spray painting green paint over the bottom of the shutters of the shop opposite

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What ultimately matters for them is the bottom line of the balance sheet, rather than a duty to serve

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The bottom line is that referees are no better or worse than they've always been

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Looks like someone's been burning the candle at both ends

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A prowler came around

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I gave her a concentrated dose

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I will rest easier knowing I'm inoculated against eradicated diseases like Smallpox

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Convenience is one issue, as is safety, one of those emotionally charged words that trumps any rational argument

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Her dog trampled on his tulips

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The evolving idea will converge

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Plants may appear to be languishing simply because they are dormant

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Supporters of democracy must firmly challenge that dangerous illusion and remind the world of the dissidents languishing in Cuban jails, many of whom have become seriously ill after being confined for long periods in dank cells

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The war of words continues

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Cases where ex gratia compensation is paid on grounds other than serious default or complete exoneration will be very rare

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For a pleasure trip

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After 15 minutes of frustration, someone on the stand took the hint and dialled down the music

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You can extend the battery life by dialling down the screen brightness

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Fall on the same day

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Made trips to the flower market

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Made a clean sweep of prizes

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Let not stand on ceremony here

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As the situation develops

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Do as you please

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She is nothing but a mercenary little gold-digger

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Instead, they massed a large army, hired mercenaries, and attacked both places at once

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I die before I talk

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Choice is yours

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Spread the words

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The riot police were refrained from using their guns but stood gun-ready with hands on their hoister

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He is waiting in line to undergo more checkup

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On his watch, we will be safer

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Ever been through a horrendous break up with your main squeeze and felt lonely, upset, tired, and unloved

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We got basic training with rifles, pistols, bazookas, machine guns, hand grenades and hand-to-hand combat

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Aidan was a genetic throwback, apparently, with pale skin and pale hair that was similar to that belonging to several of the family's relations

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No society's moral vision has ever, surely, been more degenerate than that

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A few killjoys try to reform the seasonal activities

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How you are faring does not matter to me

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I bite the hand that fed me

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I have work to do and you, I believe, have some study? Now jump to it

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She knew how I felt about succeeding in my challenge, and she wanted to beat me to it

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Sashimi geoduck

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Do not play Sherlock here

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It is a patch-up work

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Doggy-bag dessert

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She is throwing tantrum

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she did not want to be tied down by a full-time job

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The top-notch education

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The way you carry yourself

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The train journey was filled with little aggravating child noises and I was sitting in the wrong direction so arrive in LA feeling queasy and dizzy

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I went on great terms with my ex

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I will put a good word in for you

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You look a little edgy. No, just that my in-laws are in town

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You have got to play along

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Let's let go of the rein a little

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I have brought you some treats

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Do not be a grumpy dad

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Belly flop

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Alternatively, give ordinary croissants a makeover and stuff them with smoked salmon and gooey soft cheese

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We got our own things and it works

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The ball pit

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You are my true north

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To them, he is just another nondescript resident who strives hard for a square meal a day

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Stick your butt out

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A clean sweep by the Ethiopian runners

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Jobless claims

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I was sucked into a vortex of despair

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I have read the draft proposal with great interest

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Three points crossed my mind

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Lest it is too long, we can shorten it to

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This is much needed in the field

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Develop a better understanding of

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They will be recruited on an as-requested basis

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My security clearance has been revoked

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Begrudge me dual identities

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You sycophantic suck-ups

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The apple does not fall far from the tree

A chip off the old block

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Being rich, successful, and at the pinnacle of your profession appears to be frowned upon if you are David Beckham

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The homicidal maniacs that are running loose out there

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A member of the fire brigade

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The Wayne legacy is more than bricks and mortar

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It will cause a chain reaction

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We start wearing Kevlar, they buy armour-piercing rounds

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Scuffles break out as protesters hurl slurs, abuse at mainland Chinese tourists

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Dubbed locusts by critics, who accuses them of overwhelming the city and hogging its resources

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Protesters waved placards and chanted slogans

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Some booed and shouted abuse at passers-by

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Spirit soon lift after collapsing arch delays proceedings

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Adrenaline coursed through the veins of tens of thousands of competitors

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Some were treated for cramps or dehydration

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Authorize a longer road-closure

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She won a purse of US65000

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Inflation remains tame

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Hot money inflows

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January's data in fact underscores the tightening trend on the mainland, which will help avert the danger of a full-blown crisis in future years

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Beijing's economic stimulus effort was in full swing

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If you are glass-half-full type, you will be encouraged by Saturday's figures

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When I called her name, she gave me a blank look, as though she did not know me

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The rainstorm was a blessing in disguise. It stopped the fire

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Did the Flames win? Ya, 11-2. It was a blowout

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Jo admits she is a cheap drunk. Her limit is two drinks

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You will never get a clean bill of health if you eat fat meal

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Every election in this town is a real cliff-hanger-a close race

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That was a close call

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There is a common thread in most of Berton's stories

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There is a contract out on Mike. The boss does not like him

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Truth is a double-edged sword. It can imprison me or set me free

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Mary's party was a drag or yawner. We just sat around and talked

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Mother gave me a dressing down when I said bad words

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This donation is only a drop on the bucket, but it is appreciated

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They had a falling out. They argue about religion

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When I mention horses, you get a faraway look in your eyes

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A bull in a china shop

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A fool and his money are soon parted

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A free-for-all-a fight without rules

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Nancy has a full plate these days. She has two jobs and three kids

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That car does not have a ghost of a chance. It is too slow

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Everybody likes Marsha. She is a good egg

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There is not a grain of truth in what Brian says. It is all untrue

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When our dog gets a hard-on, he tries to crawl up my leg

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So in 1998 he filled out the requisite triplicates, signed on the mandatory dotted lines and did whatever else he thought necessary to bring in a foreign domestic to tend to her

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Where is the alarm guy

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Loose the dog

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A mother whose two dogs mauled a young girl today pleaded for them not to be destroyed and claimed:My dogs are not dangerous

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Whether or not the person who actually takes the blame is the real culprit or a fall guy, we may never know

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If you said you were rattled

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we could take the rest of the day off

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I do not know what awaits me there, because we are not a rich family who can contact lawyers and agencies and pull strings and have papers rushed through

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I am talking about the kind of city that idolizes a masked vigilante

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You either die a hero or live long enough to see yourself become a villain

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These cops and lawyers would not dare cross any of you

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She feared they would victimize her for squealing on their pals

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Mr. Lau regrets he is unable to greet you in person today

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For security purposes, I am gonna have to ask you to check in your mobile

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I am sure a businessman of your stature will understand

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80 journalists were flown in by chartered plane

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How did you convince Surrillo to hear this farce

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If you are looking for a nice enough, quirky and droll adventure film that you will not remember on Monday, then here is your movie

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Sensitive viewers, be aware. The image is disturbing

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Harvey Dent, scourge of the underworld scared stiff by the trust-fund brigade

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A little liquid courage, Mr. Dent

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One day they carve her face

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You squeezed them, you hammered them to the point of desperation

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Do not tell me you did not recognize your baby out there pancaking cop cars on the evening news

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Let me get this straight

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I am playing this one pretty close to the chest

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Policies that flooded my office with angry calls and letters

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Nobody is gonna cross him for you

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No longer could gays and lesbians be treated by society and by the law as social outcasts, a marginal and disposable fringe

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Lower Fifth? We will be like turkeys on Thanksgiving down there

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Some fabrics leave tiny specks of lint on the glass

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