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And they were performing a courtship dance. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A short and intense courtship followed. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The pair began a long courtship which survived extended periods apart. The Sun (2012)Soon they would be on to their breeding lands and would dance in courtship and triumph. Times, Sunday Times (2006)And her experience of younger men was that this was a normal part of the courtship ritual. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They have a very simple courtship display. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The males are just beginning their territorial and courtship displays. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The male has an amusing courtship display. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It is more agreeable to watch their courtship displays. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Nonetheless, the underlying brain network that produced the male courtship behaviour was in place. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Examples are courtship behaviour, migration and hibernation. Biology Basic Facts (1982)After a short courtship, the couple married. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Thanks to the app, ancient family trees can now play a direct role in courtship rituals. Times, Sunday Times (2013)If so, we will have to make up new courtship rituals. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They learn that they aren't the only ones in the group disturbed about their future roles in courtship and marriage. Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)It was a long courtship. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Sir, Some cultures do not have a courtship period before marriage. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Behind him the crowned grey African cranes do their haunting courtship dance, as the dying sun shines copper and scarlet. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Perhaps it was getting warm inside, or perhaps lovers sought the darkness, there to perform the rituals of courtship. SOMEDAY MY PRINCE (1999)Last week's news of the royal engagement made me think a lot about relationships, especially ones with a long courtship. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I couldn't help finding some of the descriptions of the owl's courtship display strangely familiar. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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