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Helpful ...

Helpful in

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Damage ...

Damage to

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Ability ...

Ability to do

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Inability ...

Inability to do

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Resist ...

Resist to

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Resistance ...

Resistance to

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Distinction ...

Distinction to

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Forbid ...
or
Forbid ...

Forbid to do
or
Forbid something

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Prohibit ...
or
Prohibit ...

Prohibit from
or
Prohibit something

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Potential ...

Potential for

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Allow someone ...

Allow someone to do

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Celebrate ...
or
Celebrate ...

Celebrate someone
or
Celebrate something as

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Regard ...
In regard ...

Regard as
In regard to

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Define ...

Define as

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Dispute ...

Dispute over

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Debate ...
Debated ...

Debate over
Debated by

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Credit ...
or
Credit ...

Credit someone
or
Credit something with

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Estimated ...

Estimated to be

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Mistake ...

Mistake for

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Aid ...

Aid in

The explorers needed aid in finding drinking water.

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Hypothesis ...

Hypothesis that

A scientific hypothesis that survives experimental testing becomes a scientific theory

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Except ...
or
But except ...

Except for
or
But except in

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Consider ...
or
Consider (think of/believe after) ...

Consider as
or
Consider something

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Claim ...
or
Claim ...

Claim that
or
Claim to be

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x is dated ... z years old

x is dated at z years old

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in contrast ... x, y
in contrast ... x, y

in contrast with x, y
in contrast to x, y

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As remarkable ...
No less remarkable ...

as remarkable as
no less remarkable than

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Similar ...

Similar ... to

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The same ...

The same ... as

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Different ...

Different ... from