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1. “Cities would be a lot friendlier,” said Jeb, “if they had less people in them.”
2. There looked to be at least nine students stuffed into the Volkswagen Beetle inexplicably parked on the roof of the administration building.
3. Having moved away at 12, Rashida’s hometown no longer seemed familiar.
4. Chuckling contentedly to herself, the baby spattered the opposite wall with applesauce.
5. The bitter critic who writes for our newspaper belittles any movie made in Hollywood and gives fewer glowing reviews than anyone else in the business.
6. The security guard’s walk across the lawn, down to the river and along the bicycle path to the stone archway, took him through most of the property under his care.

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