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    For 150 metres the road was clear.

    I'm really confused. Which is correct, "For 150 metres ahead ..." or "For 150 metres back ..."?
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    stroke a dog

    Can I ask what made you regard the boy as a veterinarian? Isn't he way too young?
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    Imposing sentence he told her ...

    Imposing sentence he told her ... Imposing a sentence he told her ... Which would you prefer?
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    For 150 metres the road was clear.

    The road was clear 150 meters back. Does this sound good?
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    community order

    What kind of punishment?
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    stroke a dog

    Hello. What is the boy doing? Is he stroking a dog? Is he petting a dog? Thank you.
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    Imposing sentence he told her ...

    Hello. Bristol woman spared jail over biker's death | Bristol news Imposing sentence he told her: "This case involves the tragic loss of life of Mr Pickering and the effect is profound and long lasting. Would it be better to use sentence here as an uncountable noun? sentence [C, U] the...
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    For 150 metres the road was clear.

    Hello. Bristol woman spared jail over biker's death | Bristol news Miss Gohil said: "She did look. For 150 metres the road was clear. Her mistake was she didn't look again when she manoeuvred. Had the deceased not been driving as fast as he was the accident would not have occurred. For 150...
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    community order

    Hello. Bristol woman spared jail over biker's death | Bristol news A Warmley woman who admitted causing the death of a motorcyclist by driving without due care and attention has been handed a 12-month community order. What is a community order? Thank you.
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    smooth sailing

    Hello. Smooth sailing - Idiom Definition - UsingEnglish.com Idiom: Smooth sailing If something is smooth sailing, then you can progress without difficulty. ('Plain sailing' is an also used.) smooth This is an adjective, isn't it? sailing This is an adjective, isn't it? an This should be...
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    The most popular tours now are those where you can eat food ...

    Do you say "food in season" to mean "seasonal food"?
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    I'll try to speak as slowly and as carefully as possible.

    Hello. I'll try to speak as slowly and as carefully as possible. I'll try to speak as slowly and carefully as possible. Are both good? Thank you.
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    The most popular tours now are those where you can eat food ...

    Hello. Misaki, Misaki Uchida. I'm a tour bus guide for Suzume Bus, the one with the sparrow mark. The most popular tours now are those where you can eat food in season, and, of course, the hot spring tours. The tours that take you shopping at the outlets in the suburbs are also...
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    I got my work cut out for me.

    - I have my work cut out for me. - I've got my work cut out for me. - I got my work cut out for me. Are these interchangeable? Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary have your work cut out for you ◊If you have your work cut out for you, the thing you need to do is very difficult, and you...
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    I got my work cut out for me.

    Hello. Letterman makes in-studio apology to wife, staffers - CNN.com "Now the other thing is my wife, Regina. She has been horribly hurt by my behavior, and when something happens like that, if you hurt a person and it's your responsibility, you try to fix it. And at that point, there's only...
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