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  • Drowning your sorrows in eggnog will only make you feel worse in the long run.

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  • Make life easy for yourselves.

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  • That does make sense.

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  • You make a difference.

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  • Did you make any real progress?

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  • They didn't make it to the restaurant.

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  • No matter how sorry Alex was for what happened, or how many times he apologized or tried to make up for it, he couldn't remove the hurt.

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  • It shouldn't make any difference if he's adopted.

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  • So every time I buy a can, I make $8.

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  • Make sure they don't bite you.

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  • Make a decision next week about whether or not to buy it.

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  • I'm going to make myself a sandwich and get back to work.

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  • They are invaluable to make flags flutter on a still day, when there is no wind.

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  • I will go out and make believe that I am bringing him a present.

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  • I always make it a rule to speak out.

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  • After all, it was the doctor's job to keep you healthy, not to make money when you were sick.

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  • Sure, he'd had some rough times, but she had never done anything to make him think she would be unfaithful.

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  • It was the word "water," and I continued to make some sound for that word after all other speech was lost.

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  • You're going to make yourself sick.

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  • And because human nature changes either not at all or very slowly, people make the same choices over and over again.

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  • More than that, he was willing to make concessions - in front of the children.

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  • Four things will then happen that will make the suggestion engine get vastly better over time:

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  • This make a good horse ranch, yes?

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  • "I hope this will prove the last drop that will make the glass run over," Anna Pavlovna continued.

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  • I hope that I shall never do anything to make them careless of their duties.

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  • Finally, I invented a new Adjustable Post-hole, which I thought would make my fortune.

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  • Well, obviously, Amazon is able to collect this data as they make sales.

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  • It doesn't matter to me one way or another, but I wish you would at least make an effort at seeing his side of it.

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  • He's a big horse, but I couldn't make him carry the two of us in that terrain.

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  • It won't make any difference to you whether they are adopted or biological - not in how much you love them or how you treat them.

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  • One can make out something of what he is saying.

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  • I didn't mean to make you uncomfortable.

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  • Old shoes will serve a hero longer than they have served his valet--if a hero ever has a valet--bare feet are older than shoes, and he can make them do.

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  • The cost derives from the application of huge amounts of energy, intelligence, and technology to obtain and process the raw materials: digging and smelting to create high-grade steel, harvesting and refining and molding to make rubber parts, and so on.

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  • I could not in one hundred lifetimes make a working electric lamp, even knowing what I know now.

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  • Can you call Katie while I make flight arrangements?

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  • "No use to make laws," said another, "for they will never be needed."

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  • But she has ordered me to make you welcome and to show you to your apartments.

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  • What else has happened to make you think she is trying to break us up?

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  • I've tumbled through the air long enough to make me contented on this roof.

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  • The choices we make to test options never before contemplated will tell us all kinds of new things about ourselves.

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  • Why don't we all make another trip to Texas?

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  • Or at least they will know the wise choice to make; whether they will choose it is another matter.

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  • The king had sent them there to make the people obey his unjust laws.

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  • He was there to represent spectatordom, and help make this seemingly insignificant event one with the removal of the gods of Troy.

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  • Do you ever make mistakes?

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  • She had to move a few things to make room, but that wasn't too hard.

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  • Jonathan and I will make sure we fill her in on anything she missed.

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  • I make the predictions in this book not to be sensational or controversial.

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  • The truth was, Carmen lacked the confidence to make decisions.

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  • Well, I make Assorted Flutters for flags and bunting, and a superior grade of Rustles for ladies' silk gowns.

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  • You had no real knowledge and therefore no way to make a wise decision.

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  • We can still make plenty of progress.

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  • "It occurs to me you have a great deal to make you happy, even while invisible," remarked the Wizard.

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  • The meaner sort are covered with mats which they make of a kind of bulrush, and are also indifferently tight and warm, but not so good as the former....

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  • That must make you about five years old.

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  • "You'll have to make a dash, Jim," said the Wizard, "and run as fast as you can go."

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  • The twenty-five years of experience really does make a difference.

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  • He had volunteered his help, and now he was going make his offer good... whether he wanted to or not.

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  • We had scarcely arrived at the Perkins Institution for the Blind when I began to make friends with the little blind children.

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  • Could we make a car that can go 300 mph?

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  • We look at antique furniture today and say, "Man, they sure don't make stuff as good as they used to."

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  • "I only said that it would be more to the purpose to make sacrifices when we know what is needed!" said he, trying to be heard above the other voices.

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  • He had access to his part much earlier than I did, so he was able to make some investments that really paid off.

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  • Surely he doesn't make all the decisions.

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  • You haven't many teeth left, Jim, but the few you have are sharp enough to make me shudder.

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  • However, new and improved cows are now able to make milk with more of these enzymes.

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  • We have a natural desire to make beautiful things and a bone-deep need to understand the world we live in and our place in it.

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  • They learned that Chilon was a very quiet man, that he never spoke about himself, and that he spent all his time in trying to make his country great and strong and happy.

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  • And like a practical Petersburg lady who knows how to make the most of time, Anna Mikhaylovna sent someone to call her son, and went into the anteroom with him.

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  • One day King Astyages planned to make a great feast for the lad.

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  • The Internet is whatever we make it to be.

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  • You simply had to make better use of what was left.

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  • Carmen couldn't make out more than a few words, but one of them was mare.

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  • Alex would make the misery go away.

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  • He'd be following shortly, trying to make it look like he was the injured party.

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  • What's more, the algorithms used to make that recommendation are self-learning and will improve their suggestions over time.

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  • A 24-hour guard wasn't possible and arresting him would only make him more dangerous.

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  • No book is worth reading that does not make you better or wiser.

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  • I learned how the sun and the rain make to grow out of the ground every tree that is pleasant to the sight and good for food, how birds build their nests and live and thrive from land to land, how the squirrel, the deer, the lion and every other creature finds food and shelter.

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  • Maybe she couldn't make the ugly beast go away completely, but she had learned to control it.

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  • Carmen thought she wanted him to make the decisions, but she wanted to be involved with the process.

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  • Pray, how shall I, a little lad, In speaking make a figure?

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  • I don't mean to make her feel unwelcome, but it was her own carelessness that got her into this situation.

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  • Then again, don't the fat years make up for all this?

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  • And that leads us to a critical question: Who decides what we will make the Internet do?

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  • And now, my friends, please to excuse My lisping and my stammers; I, for this once, have done my best, And so--I'll make my manners.

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  • What we need to make its parts—iron ore to make steel, rubber to make tires, sand to make glass, petroleum to make plastics—is generally a few cents' worth of raw materials.

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  • I love to make everybody happy.

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  • I'll make this case for you.

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  • Warm him some chicken soup and make sure he drinks plenty of water.

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  • And like our example with energy, technology and human innovation could make other things that are now scarce—or that we think of now as scarce—not so at all.

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  • I think mother will be glad to make the dress for you, and when you wear it you will look as pretty as a rose.

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  • One way to do that is to make sure they don't have all the facts.

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  • Agree to obey the laws that I shall make for you.

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  • Our ability to process data, move information, and make things small will progress to a point where they will not be gating factors ever again.

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  • It suddenly occurred to me that he might make a delightful pet; so I seized him by the tail with both hands and carried him home.

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  • Need he make it so obvious?

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  • Also I began to make balloon ascensions.

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  • He was a great thinker and a great doer, and with Washington he helped to make our country free.

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  • If you don't want to make me blush, please don't thank me!

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  • Good, that should make this easier.

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  • Vewy glad to make your acquaintance!

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  • You figure out how to make your widget from this new plastic.

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  • The student who secures his coveted leisure and retirement by systematically shirking any labor necessary to man obtains but an ignoble and unprofitable leisure, defrauding himself of the experience which alone can make leisure fruitful.

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  • Actually, I could make guesses, but they might well be spectacularly wrong and a guy doesn't want that haunting him ten years from now.

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  • By "make a car," I mean really make a car: dig iron ore out of the ground, smelt it to steel, wildcat for oil, find oil and refine it into gasoline, and so on.

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  • The princesses Aline and Sophie sit whole days with me, and we, unhappy widows of live men, make beautiful conversations over our 'charpie', only you, my friend, are missing... and so on.

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  • "Now," said the Wizard of Oz, "having created something from nothing, I will make something nothing again."

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  • But if each of ten people specialized on just one-tenth of the task, they could together make 48,000, an increase in per-person productivity from one pin a day to 4,800 pins per day.

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  • "People are always too clever with their eldest children and try to make something exceptional of them," said the visitor.

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  • The cab-horse gave a nervous start and Zeb began to rub his eyes to make sure he was not asleep.

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  • "I'll make it a dinner dish," said Jim.

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  • "We shall throw you three people into the Garden of the Twining Vines," said the Princess, "and they will soon crush you and devour your bodies to make themselves grow bigger.

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  • Here I'll make a point which I believe to be a historic constant and to which we will be returning: If property rights of the rich are respected and tax rates, while high, still allow for indefinite gain, then the rich will keep producing.

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  • However, when I have thought to indulge myself in this respect, and lay their Heaven under an obligation by maintaining certain poor persons in all respects as comfortably as I maintain myself, and have even ventured so far as to make them the offer, they have one and all unhesitatingly preferred to remain poor.

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  • Now he felt that it was inevitable, but he could not make up his mind to take the final step.

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  • Now the Zimbabwean dollar has undergone four re-denominations (the process of shaving zeros off the currency to make a more manageable new currency.

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  • Would misfortune make my Russians lose heart?...

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  • It will only make things worse...

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  • The best way to make a chair, known only by a few craftsmen, would be used to make all the chairs better.

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  • The nearest that I came to actual possession was when I bought the Hollowell place, and had begun to sort my seeds, and collected materials with which to make a wheelbarrow to carry it on or off with; but before the owner gave me a deed of it, his wife--every man has such a wife--changed her mind and wished to keep it, and he offered me ten dollars to release him.

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  • The baby was asleep in her cradle, and he must not make a noise and waken her.

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  • I tell this story to make a comparison between modern times and the past.

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  • Now, you don't know if the radishes make the people get better or if something that makes people crave radishes also beats back skin cancer.

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  • To the extent that I get accurate information from other consumers of the product, I will tend to make better choices.

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  • Not in one hundred lifetimes could I make a car.

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  • It requires the labor of thousands to make a pencil, and yet they are so inexpensive as to be almost free.

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  • Historically, and one can certainly make the case in the present time, this ultimately bankrupts societies.

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  • At present men make shift to wear what they can get.

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  • It is enough to make one's head whirl!

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  • She drew her wool down through the canvas and, scarcely able to refrain from laughing, stooped as if trying to make out the pattern.

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  • She'll make a splendid princess!

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  • She also knew that neither her father nor her brother would refuse to help the peasants in need, she only feared to make some mistake in speaking about the distribution of the grain she wished to give.

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  • "Vewy pleased, Pwince, to make your acquaintance!" he repeated again, smiling sadly, and he again pressed Prince Andrew's hand.

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  • He could make nothing of it.

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  • Of course, if you prefer, we can wait until you come home from work and make it a fun family event.

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  • Accusing him and storming out the door wasn't going to make him want to stay.

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  • Maybe it was anger that prompted him to make the remark about her spending his money, but he never apologized about it specifically.

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  • At such times they were all glad to wait for him, for continually climbing up stairs is sure to make one's legs ache.

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  • Dorothy was a little anxious about the success of their trip, for the way Jim arched his long neck and spread out his bony legs as he fluttered and floundered through the air was enough to make anybody nervous.

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  • But don't try to make out I'm too innocent to eat a fat piglet if I could do it and not be found out.

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  • I think to the extent the data is not identifiable to a person and is only used to make suggestions to others, people will participate.

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  • The few signs I used became less and less adequate, and my failures to make myself understood were invariably followed by outbursts of passion.

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  • You expect to make an income out of the government?

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  • She was speaking as usual in French, and as if after long self-restraint she wished to make up for lost time.

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  • God forbid that you should make peace after all our sacrifices and such insane retreats!

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  • How could they make a man commander-in-chief who cannot mount a horse, who drops asleep at a council, and has the very worst morals!

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  • "But I make you wash it, every time I think of it," said the mother; "for it stands to reason your face is dirty, Ianu, whether I can see it or not."

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  • Second, as technology advances, it will make things in the physical world fall in price.

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  • He had managed people for a long time and knew that the chief way to make them obey is to show no suspicion that they can possibly disobey.

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  • I should make too good a target for the French, besides I am afraid I should hardly be able to climb onto a horse.

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  • They want to make an end of it.

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  • It can make things no worse, and it is absolutely necessary to prepare him if he is so ill.

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  • Where it is written how we are to make a child?

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  • Everything would be better made because the best way to make a thing could be multiplied across all occurrences of the thing.

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  • Again, this is because without compelling, widely accepted facts, we use things we've learned from other parts of our lives to make our decisions.

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  • Ever since we've had agriculture, people have been employing technology to make it better.

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  • But maybe as a civilization, we have to talk out loud to figure out where we stand, to make progress.

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  • Rather, I aim to show that the world will be what we make it to be.

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  • "Sire," he said, with respectful playfulness, "they are only afraid lest Your Majesty, in the goodness of your heart, should allow yourself to be persuaded to make peace.

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  • I will make a match for you with the princess.

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  • This gives me confidence that, in the wisdom-seeking systems of the future, people will be willing to share data to make the algorithms better.

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  • These will be waters to navigate carefully, in order to make sure that the right to privacy, a cornerstone of a free society, is not destroyed.

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  • (I answered, "They should get jobs at the factory that would make the lawnmowers; it would pay better.") Personal computers and the Internet have come under criticism in this regard.

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  • It was no easy thing to learn these letters and how they are put together to make words.

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  • Throwing my voice into any object I pleased, to make it appear that the object was speaking instead of me.

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  • He became famous as one of the bravest and best of the generals who fought to make our country free.

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  • We can't expect them to make an exception for us.

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  • He reached a dark van and left, without lights before Howie could make out a plate number.

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  • I want to make it uncomfortable for our friend here in Miami.

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  • You make it look like an accident.

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  • No, probably he won't make his entry into Moscow before noon.

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  • In it there are numberless trees and flowers and rivers and waterfalls, and other things to make the heart glad.

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  • So you make sure that if your population of redheads had a million people with a certain distribution of age, the distribution in your non-redhead sample is exactly the same.

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  • This will create a cascading effect; once energy, for instance, is free, it will make precious metals free.

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  • So today, you make $33,000 and pay 40 percent tax.

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  • An important point to make here is this: Historically, the welfare state only emerges to solve problems that private charities either cannot or will not solve.

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  • By that time she was hungry and decided to make a deal with the night shift.

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  • Give us a few days to learn what sort of laws you will make for us, and then we will say whether we can submit to them or not.

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  • "Bob Fulton planned the whole thing," he said, "and I helped him make the paddles and put them on the boat."

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  • To make my case that machines will bring about the end of ignorance, I begin with a company I admire: Amazon.com, the world's largest online retailer.

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  • The idea was that it would be great to make machines that behaved like us and, through that, we could harness their abilities.

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  • They are essentially instructions on how to make proteins, which are what build and regulate your body.

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  • If you take low-worth items or raw materials and apply labor to them to make something that has value, you have created wealth.

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  • A competing company decides to make an up-front investment and build a new factory in a distant land, high in the mountains where residents who choose to live there have less economic opportunity.

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  • If you take something worth a dollar, spend an hour working on it, and your employer sells it for three dollars, no way in the world can you ever make more than two dollars an hour.

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  • They make wonderful servants, but I think they have really terrible jobs.

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  • Soon I felt the need of some communication with others and began to make crude signs.

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  • The best works of art are the expression of man's struggle to free himself from this condition, but the effect of our art is merely to make this low state comfortable and that higher state to be forgotten.

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  • Pierre, in order to make Boris' better acquaintance, promised to come to dinner, and warmly pressing his hand looked affectionately over his spectacles into Boris' eyes.

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  • It was impossible to make out what he wanted.

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  • Please impress upon Leppich to be very careful where he descends for the first time, that he may not make a mistake and fall into the enemy's hands.

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  • They slander him as a traitor, and the only result will be that afterwards, ashamed of their false accusations, they will make him out a hero or a genius instead of a traitor, and that will be still more unjust.

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  • My name is Platon, and the surname is Karataev, he added, evidently wishing to make it easier for Pierre to address him.

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  • She no longer complained of her position, did not say a word about the past, and no longer feared to make happy plans for the future.

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  • In fact, that was a good way to make sure he didn't.

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  • Just you light out and make for that rock, Jim; and don't waste any time about it, either.

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  • She lay hidden among some rocks, and nothing could make her stir.

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  • You can't make me believe that, said the robber; and he hurried away to rob one of the rich merchants.

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  • When they heard that Arion had a large sum of money with him they began to make plans to get it.

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  • Then Selkirk set to work to make the best of things.

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  • If you have a mind to make haste, we may surprise them.

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  • Depending on function, robots can come in all shapes and sizes, and I see no compelling reason to make them like humans.

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  • "May I make bold to trouble your honor?" said he respectfully, but with a shade of contempt for the youthfulness of this officer and with a hand thrust into his bosom.

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  • He turned his eyes rapidly from Tikhon's face to the esaul's and Denisov's, unable to make out what it all meant.

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  • "He'll make them get a move on, those fellows!" said another, laughing.

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  • Just step inside and make believe that you are Dean Swift.

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  • I do not remember what they all were; but I do know that mother, father, sister, teacher were among them--words that were to make the world blossom for me, "like Aaron's rod, with flowers."

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  • Princess Mary could not quite make out what he had said, but from his look it was clear that he had uttered a tender caressing word such as he had never used to her before.

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  • It will make us all profoundly wise, wiser than the wisest person who has ever lived.

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  • Grandmother is going to make me two new dresses.

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  • I didn't mean to make you late for your appointment.

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  • It was Adrienne's turn to make a face.

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  • What difference did it make?

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  • Cassie scooped sand to make a pillow and put her hat over her face.

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  • I guess I should go to college and make something of myself.

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  • I'd rather not make a fool out of myself.

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  • To make sure I'm not keeping up with the Jones', I suppose.

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  • Make me a list of the things we would need and I'll take you into town.

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  • If there was anything going on in this house, it's not like your rooming upstairs would make it look any different.

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  • You two make a fine pair, you know that?

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  • And Mr. Cade has done nothing to make me think he is anything but a normal man who simply enjoys his solitude.

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  • She can't make up her mind whether you're having an affair with me or hiding something.

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  • If you think you'd be happier with Claudette, I won't stand in your way, but I want to make it clear that I don't want you to go.

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  • She turned to go back to the house and realized she wouldn't be able to make it before the storm caught up with her.

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  • Make sure you don't get any sparks on that thing.

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  • In a few more weeks she could make a routine visit to the doctor.

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  • It shouldn't make any difference, but it did.

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  • Maybe she could do something about that and help Cade make some money at the same time.

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  • You know Cade; you could make a profit off this ranch other ways than running cattle.

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  • And having guests here won't make me crawl into bed with you again, either.

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  • What would it take to make you happy, Cindy?

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  • I just convinced myself we were going to make it right.

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  • So what do you want me to do, make a museum out of this place?

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  • It was hard enough to make ends meet before she took the job at the ranch.

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  • Now was the time to clear the air, and there was one thing about all this that didn't make sense.

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  • Just make sure he's not traumatized or something.

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  • It's raining enough to make Noah do a double shift.

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  • Perhaps I can make other arrangements.

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  • I have years to make up, dreams and fantasies to fulfill.

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  • I didn't know him all that well but in my mixed up mind I was sure it was some sick way to make things right.

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  • If you loved me, why didn't you let me make love to you?

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  • You wouldn't have to make a big deal out of; like seeing a flying saucer, I added with a smile.

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  • Make a note of the exact settings after you remove all your plants.

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  • He's never out more than ten to twenty minutes at a time and three or four sessions make a heavy day.

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  • I'll make that safe a bet anytime.

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  • Granted, we have to plan how to best make it public but.

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  • "We all need to stop and think this through and not make any rash decisions," I said.

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  • Maybe blubbering will make you sound more credible.

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  • "Think this through, Howie," I cautioned, "before you make any commitment.

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  • She was forbidden to engage the operator in any conversation and make the call as brief as possible.

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  • She recognized this trait and would accept rules she herself would never be able to make.

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  • Just make sure our asses are protected.

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  • I waited until evening to make my momentous call to Agent Brennan.

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  • There's this God-given gift hanging up there like a paper moon that only the five of us can make happen.

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  • We constantly longed to follow up on our endeavors and make sure what Howie discovered was brought to a positive conclusion.

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  • A brother would make the most sense, given the age difference.

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  • Let's make it multiple choice.

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  • "It would make me more comfortable," she said.

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  • Howie was ambivalent as usual while Quinn indicated the choice was Martha's to make.

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  • What do you propose to do about it; make him take a vow of celibacy?

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  • Maybe I should call him myself, just to make sure.

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  • She understands and doesn't make fun of me.

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  • Did the press make the connection with her death and her position at the call center?

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  • Whatever happens, it's us together and we'll make it.

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  • You'll help Julie to register Molly at the Keene school while I make the plane reservation.

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  • Naughty, naughty, Miss Reagan; mustn't make daddy mad!

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  • I could make up some story; maybe I'm writing a magazine piece.

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  • My boss was going make me send a form letter back to each of them until she saw how many nuts there were out there.

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  • We all make errors sometimes but those who care keep right on loving us.

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  • It would make some people feel much safer.

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  • The line is as secure as I can make it.

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  • Howie's mother took a turn for the worse and he'd been advised she wouldn't make it.

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  • We were finding make work at the office increasingly boring but I suspected our absence would produce unwanted curiosity.

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  • "Just make it brief and talk about what you do know, or remember," I said.

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  • It doesn't make sense that the perp did it.

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  • We'll keep on top of it and make sure they follow up.

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  • He won't make plane reservations until he speaks to her.

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  • Let's try and make the best of what we have, for Howie's sake.

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  • He said he'd make arrangement for the room and his equipment.

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  • "Why do I always have to make the decisions?" he whined.

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  • The next morning Molly beat us awake by enough time for her to make oatmeal and toast and hand deliver it to our bed.

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  • Perhaps I shall make do with those that remain here before I follow the sun westward.

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  • I drove slowly around the circle to make sure the site previously occupied by the California motor home was indeed vacant.

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  • I don't think we have any worries that he'll make any public announcements about psychic activities in his jurisdiction.

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  • I could barely make out the emblem on the front of the Harvard Tee shirt it was so drenched in blood.

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  • "I can make it so he doesn't remember that you did this to him," the stranger said.

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  • I'll make it right.

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  • "I don't make it, do I?" he asked, even knowing he shouldn't.

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  • Can you make peanut butter tomorrow?

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  • "Don't make me do it," she said in a soft voice.

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  • "Make you do what?" he asked and stopped just out of arms' reach.

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  • "Please, please don't make me do this," she gasped.

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  • They make me pass out.

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  • Finally, she settled beside him, willing him to make it through the night.

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  • You make me do woman's work, ikir.

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  • Jenn checked his eyes and lowered her ear to his mouth to make sure he was breathing.

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  • You make a good adversary.

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  • Let's see if you can make it through the month, he said and dropped the cell.

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  • "The thing is, I'm not sure she'll make it out of this alive anyway," Jule said and rubbed the back of his neck.

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  • I hear they make a mean stew.

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  • She couldn't help thinking her life had been wasted and hoped she still had a chance to make it up to the one person who mattered.

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  • You cannot begin to imagine how long I've waited for this night and what I've done to make sure it happens as it must.

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  • If not for Yully's fading energy, Jule would've stayed to make sure Damian's version of chat resembled his and not Dusty's, who was more likely to shoot first and discuss later.

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  • I can't make reasonable accommodations for you if I don't know what's wrong.

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  • I'm rebuilding as fast as I can, but it ain't easy finding new Guardians, let alone those who make good agents.

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  • I'm getting reports from the recruitment team that a lot of their newly flagged Guardians are getting whacked as soon as they make the list, Damian said.

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  • Her eyes hurt too much to make sense of the world around her.

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  • Not sure what to make of her or what he felt, he led Han out and closed the door.

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  • Damian felt the unusual urge to look in on her again, to feel her soft skin against him once more and make sure she was safe.

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  • She couldn't make out what was in the garden, but she heard the sounds of fountains and saw the dark green blur of a forest in the distance.

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  • Do you make many women cry?

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  • To her relief, she still had a few hours to sneak out and make it to the airport.

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  • She turned, startled to find the man in front her of the same make and mold as Damian's men.

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  • They watched her like they intended to make her their dinner.

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  • The more noise you make, the worse I make it for you.

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  • You make an easy target.

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  • "I bet you won't make it another day and a half," he said.

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  • You might as well make it on your terms, ordering him to submit, rather than begging and mauling him like an animal.

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  • "I wanted to make sure you're okay," she said.

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  • "I will never make you beg or deny you what you need," he said, gaze dark.

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  • "I appreciate you trying to make me feel less nervous, but you shouldn't lie to me," she snapped.

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  • She couldn't make him out.

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  • The curtains closed at his silent command, and she lay still, waiting for him to make some move on her.

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  • That doesn't make sense to me.

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  • I'll make myself available.

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  • Instead, it is a large, open-air farm with a robot assigned to make each turnip be all that it can be.

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  • We will learn to grow more crops in more places, and make great breakthroughs relating to our seeds and our systems.

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  • I think that was all; but I read them over and over, until the words were so worn and pressed I could scarcely make them out.

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  • The furnace is to make iron.

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  • With a sinking heart he watched Dolokhov's hands and thought, "Now then, make haste and let me have this card and I'll take my cap and drive home to supper with Denisov, Natasha, and Sonya, and will certainly never touch a card again."

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  • But not only was it impossible to make out what was happening from where he was standing down below, or from the knoll above on which some of his generals had taken their stand, but even from the fleches themselves--in which by this time there were now Russian and now French soldiers, alternately or together, dead, wounded, alive, frightened, or maddened-- even at those fleches themselves it was impossible to make out what was taking place.

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  • Besides his height and stoutness, and the strange morose look of suffering in his face and whole figure, the Russians stared at Pierre because they could not make out to what class he could belong.

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  • Moreover, toward evening, as if everything conspired to make Petersburg society anxious and uneasy, a terrible piece of news was added.

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  • If instead of imagining to ourselves commanders of genius leading the Russian army, we picture that army without any leaders, it could not have done anything but make a return movement toward Moscow, describing an arc in the direction where most provisions were to be found and where the country was richest.

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  • The Russian army, only half the strength of the French, does not make a single attempt to attack for a whole month.

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  • "But they'll make grand leg bands, dear friend," he said, and went back into the shed.

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  • Can't you make less noise?

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  • They make soldiers of all classes there.

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  • He did not allow himself either to be hard on or punish a man, or to make things easy for or reward anyone, merely because he felt inclined to do so.

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  • To make up for this, at home Pierre had the right to regulate his life and that of the whole family exactly as he chose.

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  • The moment in which the first movement was made is irrevocable, and at that moment I could make only one movement, and whatever movement I made would be the only one.

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  • I guess being reclusive is a poor way to make friends.

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  • Don't make me be the one to call it quits.

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  • Can't you just wire Julie a ticket and make arrangements for her to get to the airport?

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  • They want to go easy on this and not make any mistakes.

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  • He pretended he needed time to make a few more phone calls but I could see he was disappointed by the delay.

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  • One look told me few kids had dared make fun of his name.

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  • Let's see if we can make any sense out of this.

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  • Why don't you dig through Quinn's stuff and see if you can make any sense out of it?

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  • My mind was like a thousand pieces of shattered glass, impossible to make whole.

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  • I gotta make it up to her somehow.

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  • He's getting ready to make a stand against the Other.

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  • "Did you make him do this, or was it really his choice?" she asked at last.

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  • Throw on some chips and make a blaze.

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  • Then I thought of our own warm little house, and how snug we could make him until he came to his senses again.

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  • They lived more than two thousand years ago, and each one helped to make his country famous.

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  • "If only I had known," we often lament, in the widespread belief that to know everything would mean we would never make mistakes.

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  • But my guess is that we will be able to do this and even make existing "good" genes perform better.

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  • Understanding the recipes that make our pathogenic enemies is a huge advantage.

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  • Smith says that if one man tried to make pins by himself, he might make one per day.

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  • All people would have tools to make them more productive.

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  • Just make the things work.

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  • They still have the hand-operated machine from the 1940s that was used to make the first Legos, but it is of course now a museum piece.

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  • I could no more make a paperclip than I could make a Boeing 747.

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  • Bob will make paint, and a "Nailmaker 2000" will make nails.

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  • At the margin, if I buy a can of Wolf Brand chili, I make $8.

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  • In other words, the average person will make more money, pay a higher percentage as taxes, but still bring home vastly more than before.

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  • These jobs can be market jobs that have the potential to make a person vastly richer, creating more and more wealth on the planet.

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  • In the first ten years of attempting to make better hybrids, Borlaug's group made more than six thousand crossings of wheat.

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  • In 1953, he developed a method to make strains of wheat highly resistant to a single form of rust.

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  • The farm of today already has tractors that use GPS to make perfectly parallel rows with great precision.

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  • What underlying mechanisms would make the Democratic Peace Theory "work"?

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  • Nations will maintain their own traditions, holidays, music, idioms, diets, and a thousand things that make them different from other nations.

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  • It was difficult to make me understand this; but when I did understand I was astonished and grieved.

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  • In the summer of 1901 I visited Nova Scotia, and had opportunities such as I had not enjoyed before to make the acquaintance of the ocean.

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  • We knew that beyond the border of our Eden men were making history by the sweat of their brows when they might better make a holiday.

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  • When Miss Keller speaks, her face is animated and expresses all the modes of her thought--the expressions that make the features eloquent and give speech half its meaning.

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  • I have too good a memory to make that necessary.

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  • I observed that the vitals of the village were the grocery, the bar-room, the post-office, and the bank; and, as a necessary part of the machinery, they kept a bell, a big gun, and a fire-engine, at convenient places; and the houses were so arranged as to make the most of mankind, in lanes and fronting one another, so that every traveller had to run the gauntlet, and every man, woman, and child might get a lick at him.

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  • Probably many ichthyologists would make new varieties of some of them.

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  • He used to make a cable for his anchor of strips of hickory bark tied together.

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  • If only Villeneuve doesn't make a mess of things!

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  • Pierre could not make out what it was all about, and still less what "watching over his interests" meant, but he decided that all these things had to be.

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  • I would not be silly and afraid of things, I would simply embrace him, cling to him, and make him look at me with those searching inquiring eyes with which he has so often looked at me, and then I would make him laugh as he used to laugh.

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  • "Do make me acquainted with your charming daughters," said she.

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  • His father announced to him that he would now pay half his debts for the last time, but only on condition that he went to Moscow as adjutant to the commander-in-chief--a post his father had procured for him--and would at last try to make a good match there.

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  • "Natalya Ilynichna," Pierre began, dropping his eyes with a feeling of pity for her and loathing for the thing he had to do, "whether it is true or not should make no difference to you, because..."

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  • That's what I was saying to you-- those German gentlemen won't win the battle tomorrow but will only make all the mess they can, because they have nothing in their German heads but theories not worth an empty eggshell and haven't in their hearts the one thing needed tomorrow--that which Timokhin has.

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  • If only they don't make me responsible for this delay!

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  • A week before the French had had boot leather and linen issued to them, which they had given out to the prisoners to make up into boots and shirts for them.

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  • They'd make fine leg bands for us.

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  • As he spoke now he was considering what impression his words would make on Natasha.

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  • Do not read bad books, they will make you bad.

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  • He tried to make signals to them; he called as loudly as he could; but he was neither seen nor heard, and the ships came no nearer.

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  • I will try to make friends instead of enemies.

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  • "Well, I can make some oars," said Robert; "but I think there ought to be still another and a better way.

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  • I make them because I believe I can back them up with convincing proofs and arguments.

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  • From mining the clay to make the lead, to the lacquer applied to the pencil, to the rubber eraser, to the metal band holding the eraser to the yellow paint, no one person knows how to make a complete pencil.

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  • Then, make them all soak their fingers in ice water so they are numb and work even slower, creating another thirty jobs for cold-fingered, blindfolded cotton seed removers.

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  • Nations all around the world make their contributions.

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  • If I wanted my mother to make ice-cream for dinner I made the sign for working the freezer and shivered, indicating cold.

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  • I was keenly surprised and disappointed years later to learn of their acts of persecution that make us tingle with shame, even while we glory in the courage and energy that gave us our "Country Beautiful."

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  • I cannot make notes during the lectures, because my hands are busy listening.

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  • So they said, We must go to a new country far away and build schools and houses and churches and make new cities.

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  • Think of it now, and let it make every blessing brighter because your dear Father sends it to you.

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  • I feel as if I ought to give up the idea of going to college altogether: for not all the knowledge in the world could make me happy, if obtained at such a cost.

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  • They make shift to live merely by conformity, practically as their fathers did, and are in no sense the progenitors of a noble race of men.

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  • But to make haste to my own experiment.

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  • You'll have to make his acquaintance.

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  • With a little more wit we might use these materials so as to become richer than the richest now are, and make our civilization a blessing.

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