Why sentence example

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  • Why would she want to do that?
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  • Why does the rain fall?
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  • What have you two been arguing about, and why did you kiss your brother like that?
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  • "Yes, why should we?" said Mr. Speed.
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  • Why would you want a record of this?
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  • "Why not?" he said acidly.
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  • Then why was it so difficult to forgive him?
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  • Why should we expect that to change?
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  • She was beginning to see why Alex wasn't impressed with Señor Medena.
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  • Why don't you put her on the bed in their room?
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  • "Why didn't you come to us before?" he asked.
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  • Why do you want to cover yourself so much?
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  • Why are you disappointed in me?
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  • Why would she do that?
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  • "Why, it's a dragon!" he exclaimed.
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  • Why is the sky so blue?
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  • Why do you take up a handful of dirt?
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  • Why didn't you come in?
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  • If the bell rings, why should we run?
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  • "I don't know why you didn't just undress me when you put me in bed," she said.
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  • "Why, they are driving us toward the Black Pit, into which they threatened to cast us," replied the kitten.
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  • So why did she feel so threatened?
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  • But tell me why you so deliberately broke the rule against whispering.
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  • Why are you always blaming me?
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  • Maybe that was why he was the first to notice when she developed a fever.
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  • "Henry Longfellow," said the teacher, "why have you not written?"
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  • I don't know why he is so secretive.
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  • "Why did he offer to carry my turkey?" he asked.
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  • "Why are they leaving the town?" asked Alpatych.
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  • Why should we give up everything?
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  • I always wondered if that was why Mom and Dad split up for a while - because Mom was used to a different lifestyle and social circle.
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  • Why should we bother?
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  • Why do his legs tremble under him as he walks, leaning upon a stick?
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  • "Why not?" answered the little king.
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  • Tell the wise man why you bring it, and repeat to him the words of the oracle.
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  • And why didn't he introduce her?
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  • In fact, maybe that was why Dulce didn't come to breakfast.
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  • Alex, why were you with Tessa all evening?
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  • "Why are there none?" asked the princess.
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  • Why did he hide the fact that his first love would be here tonight?
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  • "Then why didn't you do it?" asked his mother.
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  • I have long wanted to ask you, Andrew, why you have changed so to me?
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  • Why don't we go out for supper tonight - just us and the kids?
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  • Why would he want me down here?
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  • But then, why would he?
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  • "Why, there seems to be no night at all in this country," Zeb replied.
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  • "Why did you leave the surface of the earth?" enquired the Wizard.
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  • Why don't you want to go?
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  • Why hadn't it occurred to her that Jonathan might feel he was being replaced?
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  • Why did you do all this?
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  • If his family had lived in the United States for centuries, why didn't they learn to speak proper English?
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  • Why didn't you tell me Dulce was giving you a hard time?
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  • There is no reason, that I can see, why they may not exist in the waters of this strange country.
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  • That was why the people were so glad to see you, and why they thought from your initials that you were their rightful ruler.
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  • Princess Mary did not understand what he wanted of her or why he was asking to be discharged.
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  • If you want something different, why don't you trade them in on something else?
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  • I think that's why Alex feels the way he does about money.
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  • Why not check it out?
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  • Why are you so bad?
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  • "Why did you tell us where to find it?" he asked.
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  • And that is why, if we are to use the Internet and technology to end ignorance, we still need people like Jim Haynes.
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  • Why do all of this?
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  • "Why have you dared to intrude your unwelcome persons into the secluded Land of the Mangaboos?" he asked, sternly.
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  • "Why not?" enquired the Wizard.
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  • They say she has a family of young wolves up there; and that is why she kills so many lambs.
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  • Why are there fewer traffic jams in one certain city than in any other of its size?
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  • Why did you ask me?
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  • Why should we live with such hurry and waste of life?
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  • But why did they not blow up the bridge, if it was mined?
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  • Have you any idea why he went to Petersburg?
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  • I can see why Alex fell so hard for you.
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  • Why would he do that?
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  • If so, why didn't he simply voice his objection?
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  • Why was he here?
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  • "Why, yes," stammered the Wizard.
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  • Why did your mother tie your tails?
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  • "Why didn't you give something to Sarcas?" he asked.
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  • Why should he not cool himself in the refreshing water?
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  • Why has fate given you two such splendid children?
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  • Why didn't you mention it, Prince?
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  • "Why don't you speak?" she inquired of a very old man who stood just in front of her leaning on his stick.
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  • Why does he have that pain?
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  • Why did you bring me away?
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  • Why does she come prowling here?
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  • Why hadn't they tried it before?
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  • Why don't you try calling your family again?
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  • It was something her parents never understood... which was probably why they moved to Fayetteville.
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  • It was hard to picture him involved with anything illegal... but why?
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  • Maybe that was why he was so upset.
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  • Why didn't Howard call for help?
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  • Why the sudden worry about parental opinions?
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  • Is that why you want to take me up there - to show your mother how ridiculous the thought of any hanky panky is?
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  • Why all the sudden attention?
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  • Why Michael wasn't following her like all the other guys was beyond Adrienne's comprehension.
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  • So why was she in his car?
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  • And why was she so eager to meet his parents?
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  • So that's why you brought me here.
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  • I can't imagine why he didn't tell us his friend was a pretty girl.
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  • So why didn't you bring up the other two?
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  • Why did he bring her here?
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  • Why didn't you say something before you left?
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  • Why don't I take you out to get something to eat?
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  • Why hadn't they noticed it was getting so much colder?
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  • Why did they have to sneak around?
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  • Why don't we just get married?
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  • Why wouldn't he notice?
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  • Yeah. Why don't we go up and show it to Mom and Dad today?
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  • Why is everyone in such a hurry?
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  • So, that's why you've been shutting me out.
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  • Why Julie, I do believe you're jealous!
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  • But if they don't want our food, why would they follow us?
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  • Why had they allowed themselves to completely lose control?
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  • "Why do you not eat the damas?" asked the woman's voice.
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  • "But why fight at all, in that case?" asked the girl.
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  • "Why is that man lying there at this time of day?" asked the prince.
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  • "Who are those men, and why do their faces look so joyless?" asked the prince.
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  • Why do people in certain areas stay in school longer than those in other areas?
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  • Why does the dear Father in heaven think it best for us to have very great sorrow sometimes?
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  • That is why I cannot see God.
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  • Why does she bother me?
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  • Where and why are you going, when you might remain here?
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  • Why are they running?
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  • Tell me, for God's sake, what will Russia, our mother Russia, say to our being so frightened, and why are we abandoning our good and gallant Fatherland to such rabble and implanting feelings of hatred and shame in all our subjects?
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  • "But why not?" asked the princess.
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  • Why didn't I enter the room? she thought.
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  • That's why! a voice whispered in Princess Mary's soul.
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  • Why is he cross with me?
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  • His tone suggested impatience, but his expression gave no clue as to why.
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  • So why should we listen to what they call normal?
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  • Why had he hidden them - and why had he decided to reveal them?
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  • Why is it good when you adopt a baby that isn't yours, but bad if it's yours and you don't give birth to it?
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  • Really. By whom - and why?
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  • Why did you do it?
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  • Why is it so difficult for you to believe I love him when you love him so much?
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  • Was that why Alex didn't want to talk to her about it?
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  • Looking into that semi-sweet chocolate gaze, it was easy to understand why Dulce lost her composure.
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  • Then he turned away and rubbed the back of his neck in that way he did when he knew he was wrong but wasn't sure why.
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  • If not, why had he gone - left her alone for two weeks?
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  • "No wonder you didn't want to tell me why you had to go," she accused in a cold tone.
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  • But why didn't you say something to me about all of this before now?
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  • If you mention his name to Alex, you'll find out why she feels that way.
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  • I don't know why you guys don't go out to dinner more.
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  • Why did he come?
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  • "I... don't know why I did that," she stammered.
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  • He said he would be gone for two days, but didn't say why he was going.
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  • I mean, why are you going?
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  • She imagined all kinds of reasons why he wouldn't want her to go - none of them good.
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  • So that was why he didn't want her to be involved.
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  • So why was she looking for more?
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  • Maybe that was why his response lacked the usual mocking humor.
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  • It would do no good to ask him why.
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  • She caught him watching her several times, obviously wondering why she was so quiet.
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  • Evidently. I'm wondering why you don't enlist help.
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  • But then, if Tessa didn't marry him, why didn't Dulce tell him about the baby?
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  • That's why I didn't tell you.
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  • I don't know why she didn't ask for it before - or why she didn't tell me about the baby.
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  • Why put it off?
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  • Why didn't she think of that first?
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  • Why would you think I was talking about Dulce?
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  • Why would he need to lie when he could simply tell her that it didn't concern her?
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  • Why lie when she made it so easy for him to avoid talking about it at all?
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  • Why don't we all make another trip to Texas?
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  • Why would she hide him from me all this time and suddenly ask for a fortune?
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  • If she doesn't have custody, then why go through all this?
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  • Ultimately she would forgive him, so why not start now?
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  • She said he had kicked her out, but refused to say why.
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  • Why do you not take my offer?
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  • This is why Dulce argues with you.
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  • If they wanted what he and Carmen had, why didn't they go out and find it?
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  • So why did you think she was out of your league?
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  • Why, because he is the son of a prominent family doctor?
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  • So why wait for reinforcement?
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  • Why don't you get a wet cloth, Miss Spencer?
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  • Her groggy mind wondered why they were there and why she was in the hospital – and then she fell asleep again.
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  • Why did you tell Howard about the books?
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  • Why would he suspect Howard?
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  • Maybe he knew something and that was why he picked up Connie that night.
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  • Why would his mother insist that she stay?
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  • Why weren't you with them?
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  • Lisa had no trouble understanding why she seldom had company.
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  • Why don't you go take a nice warm shower?
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  • Why hadn't she realized what wonderful parents she had while they were still alive?
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  • Why don't you call your parents?
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  • Why don't you go take a warm shower and I'll have a hot meal ready by the time you're done.
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  • Why didn't you tell me?
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  • Now I understand why you were crying.
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  • And why had he chosen her?
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  • She stammered, trying to think of an excuse why she couldn't go.
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  • Why, she couldn't say.
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  • So why not go?
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  • I don't know, why don't you ask him?
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  • Lisa hesitated, afraid of blundering further, but why did he need a sitter when his mother lived in the house?
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  • Why was he so unwilling to discuss the situation?
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  • Then why are you suddenly in need of a sitter?
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  • If he doesn't have a job, why doesn't he take care of his daughter?
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  • Why would he call me?
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  • Why were you trying to call him?
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  • Why was he so concerned?
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  • If it was so dangerous out there in the woods, why did Giddon feel so safe?
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  • But why wouldn't he want her to see the barn, and why would he build it so far from the house?
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  • If you feel that way, why did you come all the way out here to see me?
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  • "Why else would he be here?" she cut in.
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  • Why had he come to this house, and how did he know the way?
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  • What was down that path that no one wanted to talk about, and why did Giddon insist that his houseguest should not wander around alone?
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  • Why else would he be so concerned about her excursions in the woods?
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  • Was that why Giddon had been so angry?
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  • We both know why you're here.
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  • Why do I get the feeling it's the bears that should be concerned?
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  • In fact, why don't you take her to the doctor?
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  • If Sarah suspected that she already knew what was going on and looked the other way, why not welcome her into the family?
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  • Why crush his ego?
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  • Why don't you protect those fantastic legs with some jeans and I'll take you to explore the woods.
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  • I wonder why they chose this spot.
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  • That's why I wanted you to look for me.
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  • I wondered why you asked me to look for it.
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  • Thanks, now why don't you get dressed and we'll go out to dinner and a movie or something.
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  • Why the sudden desire to get out of the house?
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  • And why did you say that?
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  • Why don't you share it?
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  • Then why did he live so far away from everything?
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  • More important, why hadn't Connie responded to her letter?
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  • A little, why don't we go in and I'll make us some coffee?
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  • Why not dispense with all the formalities?
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  • I can't imagine why you chose Allen instead.
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  • Why would Yancey have a dummy mail box?
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  • Well I'm not sorry, and I don't know why you should be.
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  • Why shouldn't it have happened?
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  • Why don't you sit down and finish your breakfast.
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  • Why hadn't she anticipated these questions?
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  • I don't know why I didn't think of it.
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  • Why couldn't she feel the same excitement about him?
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  • Why would Yancey be meeting with Allen?
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  • So why did you stop?
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  • That's why you don't wander in the woods, isn't it?
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  • Why were the police tight lipped about him?
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  • Lisa dropped her pad and pencil on the couch and crossed the room, wondering who might be calling her on his telephone and why Yancey was screening her calls.
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  • Why did you hide it from me?
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  • You don't know why you hid it, or you don't know if you're afraid of me?
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  • Why are you trying to get away from me, Litha?
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  • Why don't we all eat out on the patio?
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  • She lifted her head to ask him why Allen was asking questions about Yancey.
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  • So why had he really hired Allen?
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  • Do you know why he was spying on you?
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  • Do you know why he'd do that?
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  • Hopefully, the why of it wouldn't come out until she could explore that building.
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  • Here, why don't you sit down on this chair while I look you over and ask a few questions.
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  • Why don't you come down to the station and file a report.
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  • Why do you look at Mr. Giddon?
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  • I don't know why I'm so tired.
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  • It was a total mystery to her why Len and Howard couldn't light a fire in her the way Yancey did.
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  • So that was why he was glaring at her at the dance.
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  • So that was why he was so attentive.
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  • Is that why you're leaving?
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  • Oh, I can understand why you would want to deceive people, I just don't understand how you can involve your family in such a thing – especially Tammy!
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  • But you said... why would you change your name?
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  • So that's why you were looking me up and down the day we met.
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  • I can see why you wanted to keep this a secret.
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  • I don't know why I kissed her.
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  • Well, yes I do, but I don't know why I gave in to temptation at a time like that.
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  • He couldn't understand why she would say that when she'd been living in his house so long.
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  • That's why I sent Mertz.
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  • I could understand why he would be chasing her, but if I'd have known she'd go for a guy older than me...
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  • Howard said That's why I hired Mertz.
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  • That's why you're so tired all the time.
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  • Why don't you go out with him?
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  • Why was she letting it bother her anyway?
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  • Why was it suddenly so important to be attractive?
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  • Anyway, if it's company you want, why not take Julia or Rachel?
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  • That's why he can't leave that ranch.
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  • Otherwise, why would he have gone to college?
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  • Why did she need to prove to anyone, least of all herself, that she was right in breaking off the relationship?
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  • Why should she leave it now?
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  • Why should she give Brandon the chance to reject her again?
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  • Why go through all that pain again, when she had almost succeeded in putting him in the past - almost, but not quite.
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  • She was beginning to get an inkling why the job was still open.
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  • That's why I'm here, I guess.
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  • Maybe that was why they were so happy.
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  • Why Pete hired you instead of a man, I'll never understand.
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  • Of all things, why did he have to bring that up?
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  • Anyway, why do men have to act on every idea that crosses their mind?
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  • That was why Pete chose the route - less risk of being robbed.
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  • It wasn't as if that was the most important part, so why did it hurt the most?
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  • Why get in a rush to ruin your trip?
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  • Why did he have to make everything an issue?
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  • That was probably why Bordeaux had instructed each of them to take a separate direction.
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  • They've got mules to eat now, why would they want to follow us?
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  • If they left the reservation because they were hungry, why would they be out here?
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  • So why don't we get married while we're there?
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  • Why on earth would anyone feel sorry for you?
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  • Why would Dad pay him to find her?
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  • Why hadn't she thought of that?
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  • Why weren't his lips swollen and cracking?
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  • Why didn't we camp here?
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  • Why did he avoid answering her question?
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  • Of course, why wouldn't he think so?
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  • And why had he dumped her the minute they got to town?
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  • That's why I left.
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  • That's why I always wind up in places like this.
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  • If he had come out here to get the girl, why had he sent the dress and the flower?
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  • But if Bordeaux wasn't a Mormon, why would he propose to two women in one day?
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  • Of course, why would a Mormon propose to two women in one day?
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  • If you felt that way, why did you keep making the trips?
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  • Of all people, surely Darcie should realize why.
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  • Why would they be jealous?
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  • Maybe the presence of the other two women was why Darcie was so quiet.
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  • Why did every thought train follow the tracks to Bordeaux?
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  • Why had it never occurred to her that the twins might not want to go with her?
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  • Why didn't you tell me instead of trying to trick me?
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  • So why did you propose marriage, or was that part of your plan to get the ranch?
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  • I don't know why not.
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  • Obviously. Now tell me why.
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  • I'm still not sure why they did - maybe because they had recently lost a lot of their own people.
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  • That would explain why he couldn't be found.
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  • Why didn't you just say so in the first place?
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  • But why all the secrecy?
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  • Why didn't you tell me everything from the beginning?
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  • Why they found it so amusing that Mr. Cade was a recluse evaded her comprehension.
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  • Why was she revealing her private affairs to this stranger?
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  • Is that why you don't date?
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  • Why had Cade singled her out for the job?
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  • Why had he suddenly decided he needed a maid - or was it sudden?
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  • She stared into the flames, wondering why none of the windows had curtains, and why so many things were left to gather dust in the attic.
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  • Why didn't he do something about this cold house?
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  • Why didn't you say you were tired?
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  • That's why the other ranchers want to kill off the wolf?
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  • Why did he do that every time he disagreed with her?
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  • Why that was so important to him, she wasn't sure, and he never explained.
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  • Then why were you flirting with him?
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  • Why didn't his mother see the beauty of the ranch?
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  • Why couldn't she stop thinking of him that way?
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  • I never did understand why Dad married her.
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  • So that was why Cade felt responsible for his mothers' death.
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  • Why doesn't he get the proper equipment and run it like a modern ranch?
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  • Why is it virtuous for a woman to practice chastity, and ludicrous for a man?
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  • You defend him because you work for him and you're a loyal employee, but I'll bet you've wondered why he's so unresponsive.
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  • Why couldn't he have confronted Claudette, instead of acting like a beast?
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  • Then why were you so rough?
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  • Why was it so hard to joke with him without flirting?
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  • Why don't you let me go in and get it for you?
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  • Oh. Well, why don't you go with me then?
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  • Why didn't you tell me you were sick?
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  • Then why are you crying?
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  • Why don't I pack a lunch so we can go down to the pond for a picnic?
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  • Was that why he had kissed her that day?
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  • Why would he be upset with Mary for paying them a visit?
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  • Why didn't he simply say he wanted to go see Mary?
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  • Why did you go running off like that?
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  • No, why should it?
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  • Why don't you curl up on the couch and get your bare feet off this cold floor?
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  • Maybe that was why Mary seemed so concerned that she would become romantically involved with Cade.
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  • She knew that at the time, so why had she pushed reason aside?
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  • Was that why he was so remorseful?
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  • Why don't we go out for pizza tonight?
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  • Why don't you go in by yourself?
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  • If he wanted to see Mary, why did he have to drag her along?
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  • If you want to visit Mary, why don't you go see her?
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  • If you're not fighting, why don't you go see her?
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  • Why don't you go on alone?
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  • Why did he try so hard to cover his feelings?
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  • Over supper they talked of the expected foal, the ranch, and everything but why they hadn't talked much for the last four days.
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  • Why don't you sit down and rest and I'll bring you a piece of pie.
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  • Why was he looking at her like that?
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  • Why had she thought he loved her?
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  • Why is it that you can only remember my first name when we're making love?
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  • And why had he told Chet that she was his girl?
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  • "Why," cried Dorothy, in amazement, "it's Oz!"
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  • "But why destroy my friends?" asked the little Wizard.
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  • Why not let them live?
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  • "Why, we can see each other again!" cried one, joyfully.
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  • "That," said Zeb, "explains why this house is used by them for a prison.
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  • Why, I feel like a colt today, replied Jim.
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  • "Why, that's for you to find out," replied Eureka.
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  • "Why, in the world, Uncle," answered Zeb, with a laugh.
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  • The king also wondered why this man, who was his favorite, should be so slighted.
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  • "I wonder why we didn't think of something like that long ago," said his father.
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  • "Well, then," said the caliph, "why did you not return it to us at once?"
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  • "I have heard all about that tripod," he said, "and I know why you are carrying it from one place to another.
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  • Why is the Internet so sterilely defined?
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  • Why would that be the case?
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  • Our brains weren't designed for that, which is completely fine—that's why we build computers.
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  • We will be able to examine all kinds of social issues: Why are some areas poorer than others?
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  • If your job numbs your mind by day, why would anyone expect it to instantly come to life at night?
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  • I push the seed in the ground, water it, and wonder why nothing grew.
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  • He taught me everything I know about old cars and why they are cool.
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  • Then he evidently retracted his favourable judgment, why I do not know.
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  • Again and again I ask impatiently, "Why concern myself with these explanations and hypotheses?"
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  • At first I was very sorry when I found that the sun had hidden his shining face behind dull clouds, but afterwards I thought why he did it, and then I was happy.
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  • That is why I thought about starting one.
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  • Why, only a little while ago people thought it quite impossible to teach the deaf-blind anything; but no sooner was it proved possible than hundreds of kind, sympathetic hearts were fired with the desire to help them, and now we see how many of those poor, unfortunate persons are being taught to see the beauty and reality of life.
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  • Why should I treat these questions differently?
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  • Why, for instance, does he take the trouble to ascribe motives to me that I never dreamed of?
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  • Why, it is as easy to teach the name of an idea, if it is clearly formulated in the child's mind, as to teach the name of an object.
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  • I said: Why do you write those sentences on the board?
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  • She is not conscious of any reason why she should be awkward; consequently, her movements are free and graceful.
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  • When asked why, she answered: Because she has so many children to take care of.
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  • When she referred to our conversation again, it was to ask, "Why did not Jesus go away, so that His enemies could not find Him?"
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  • Why cannot we know as much about heaven as we do about foreign countries?
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  • Why should they begin digging their graves as soon as they are born?
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  • But why do men degenerate ever?
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  • To my astonishment I was informed on leaving college that I had studied navigation!--why, if I had taken one turn down the harbor I should have known more about it.
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  • Why so seeming fast, but deadly slow?
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  • Why should we knock under and go with the stream?
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  • "Why no, my dear fellow," said the astonished narrator, shrugging his shoulders.
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  • Both were talking and listening too eagerly and too naturally, which was why Anna Pavlovna disapproved.
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  • "Why is it so long?" thought Pierre.
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  • I can't think why his nieces put it off.
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  • "That is why I beg to be sent to that detachment," he said.
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  • Then it would suddenly seem to him that it was not she but he was so unusually beautiful, and that that was why they all looked so at him, and flattered by this general admiration he would expand his chest, raise his head, and rejoice at his good fortune.
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  • Folks,' she says, 'are all gone, so why,' she says, 'don't we go?'
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  • Why shouldn't you go away, your excellency?
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  • But why didn't you tell me, Dronushka?
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  • "I don't know why," she continued, recovering herself, "but you used to be different, and..."
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  • "There are a thousand reasons why," laying special emphasis on the why.
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  • "But why, Count, why?" she almost cried, unconsciously moving closer to him.
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  • "I don't understand your why, Count," she continued, "but it's hard for me...
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  • She did not understand why he spoke with such admiration and delight of the farming of the thrifty and well- to-do peasant Matthew Ermishin, who with his family had carted corn all night; or of the fact that his (Nicholas') sheaves were already stacked before anyone else had his harvest in.
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  • Why, whatever is the matter, my dearest?
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  • She is one that hath not; why, I don't know.
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  • Natasha knew why he mentioned Mitya's likeness to Nicholas: the recollection of his dispute with his brother-in-law was unpleasant and he wanted to know what Natasha thought of it.
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  • The historians of culture are quite consistent in regard to their progenitors, the writers of universal histories, for if historical events may be explained by the fact that certain persons treated one another in such and such ways, why not explain them by the fact that such and such people wrote such and such books?
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  • But why intellectual activity is considered by the historians of culture to be the cause or expression of the whole historical movement is hard to understand.
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  • Why was Napoleon III a criminal when he was taken prisoner at Boulogne, and why, later on, were those criminals whom he arrested?
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  • It is the reason why the life and activity of people who lived centuries ago and are connected with me in time cannot seem to me as free as the life of a contemporary, the consequences of which are still unknown to me.
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  • Why did you do that?
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  • So that's why you acted so cool for a while.
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  • If you were trying to ask me to marry you, why did you act that way after we...
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  • If you wanted to marry me, why did you tell me you only wanted to spend a few nights with me?
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  • That's why I had so much trouble telling you.
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  • That's why I never finished the form.
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  • Why Quinn wasn't voted the least likely to land the school's prom queen beauty, I'll never know.
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  • Why were you holding back?
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  • "If we're going to be frank," She said, "why don't you ditch that stupid rug you're wearing on your head?
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  • Why should I remember a 'Get out of Jail Free' card and not recognize my own mother, or a picture of my father or sister; or this bratty cousin?
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  • Why would he think that?
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  • Why don't you go down?
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  • Why wait until tonight?
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  • Why not have some fun with parlor games.
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  • When my aunt practically insisted he visit me, I was scared to death wondering what he knew or why he wanted to come.
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  • If you loved me, why didn't you let me make love to you?
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  • That's why we couldn't find it.
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  • You want to know why I'm involved; right.
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  • Why are the time and location different?
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  • No, nor does Quinn have any idea how or why they are occurring in the first place.
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  • Why wouldn't you want to see yourself growing up, what your childhood was like?
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  • That's why more current dates are more important and far easier to verify.
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  • All I'm trying to do is get a handle on why his brain is doing this to him.
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  • Why don't you stay with Howie?
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  • When I'd stopped for a breath, the woman asked where I was when I witnessed it and why I'd waited so long to call.
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  • Why not try it again?
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  • You know why I didn't want him going there!
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  • Why do you ask?
    0
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  • Why would you do this?
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  • Why was he pulling me over?
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  • And why did that ignorant cop pull me over in Alabama?
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  • Why else would he go public?
    0
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  • Why don't you call Brennan when we get to the office and see what he thinks about the mystical Mr. Youngblood?
    0
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  • When asked why he now went public with his so-called gift, he replied he was establishing a business to locate missing children.
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  • Why would the second guy put himself at such risk?
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  • Why drive down there?
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  • I'm not sure why.
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  • That's why I'm surprised he let me talk to you.
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  • That's why Julie is so good for me.
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  • I don't mean to pry, Howie, but can you tell me why she's estranged from her family and what are the complications she mentions?
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  • I'm not sure why I assigned the tipster to the female sex.
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  • Why, I'd use a pay phone and one not too close by!
    0
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  • Why did you call?
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  • Why would they admit the tips come from the nether world?
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  • "That's why Mr. Cooms and his man didn't hear him," Betsy said.
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  • "Tell me why you called?" he asked instead of answering.
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  • I can't help you through the authorities; they'll ask me why I'm inquiring and I don't have an answer.
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  • That's why I'm talking to you!
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  • Why are you telling me this now?
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  • Molly, why don't you go in my office and fiddle with my computer?
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  • Why should I feed the competition?
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  • That's why we should all be out there.
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  • Why did they call off their million dollar quest for the Psychic Tipster?
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  • Why don't you go over and talk to her?
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  • Why should she answer the door?
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  • Why are you calling at midnight?
    0
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  • But why are you there?
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  • That's why the tips have ceased.
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  • Why are you frightened?
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  • Why did you lie for that bitch?
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  • Why wouldn't you tell Quinn and me?
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  • Why did you tell me?
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  • The old man looks at Howie like puss on a pudding and Howie doesn't know why; it's really tense.
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  • Why don't the guys you pass them to get them themselves?
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  • Why would I do that?
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  • Then why the look like your dog ate your cat?
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  • Why didn't Quinn come back when he saw Martha missed her connection?
    0
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  • It would be our secret; how we started, how we were a party to something that never happened before in history, and probably never will again; what we did and why; just the five of us.
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  • Why did they leave us; they were his friends?
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  • Why did they just run away like that?
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  • Why she sits there in the near darkness of the kitchen, I'm not sure.
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  • Should I be concerned why you're concerned?
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  • I'm sure that's why he returned east.
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  • There too was the matter of who turned off the power at Howie's house and why?
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  • I didn't know why he was calling or who he was.
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  • "Why do I always have to make the decisions?" he whined.
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