Definition of 'a'
Example sentences containing 'a'
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Was I a relative or perhaps a close friend of Mr Tedeschi's, she asked me. THE EXECUTION (2002)Christian was walking very slowly and I had my hand under his armpit, as if he too were a patient. THE EXECUTION (2002)He said he thought this new campaign for his reprieve was a total waste of time. THE EXECUTION (2002)He was gazing at the bench opposite us, which was next to a fountain that didn't work. THE EXECUTION (2002)It seemed a pretty long way for Christian to commute every day. THE EXECUTION (2002)Then I had another idea: `Listen, I've got a tiny bit of dope on me, enough for a joint. THE EXECUTION (2002)With his lank, greasy hair, dirty jeans and John Lennon spectacles he looks like a seventies student. THE EXECUTION (2002)
His mother's death had put such a spring into his step that he almost beat me to the dais. RUNNING FROM THE LAW (2001)
A flat, nightmarish air of mid-afternoon seediness hung about the pub. THE EXECUTION (2002)A problem had arisen at work, an awkward matter which was the reason I'd phoned his wife yesterday. THE EXECUTION (2002)A woman with an open white coat appeared in the waiting room. THE EXECUTION (2002)A conveyancing solicitor isn't going to be much good for you. YESTERDAY'S SHADOW (2002)A couple of mobile phones lay ostentatiously on the table; beside them was a shiny brochure. THE EXECUTION (2002)A hotel porter showed me to a top-floor suite with sweeping views over Hyde Park. THE EXECUTION (2002)A childhood memory returned to me of a summer in the country. THE EXECUTION (2002)A moment later a woman appeared at a corner of the room in which they sat. YESTERDAY'S SHADOW (2002)
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