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Not least because we live in tiny family units of two and three. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They've also got families whose lives are fraught and chaotic, and their relationship forces the two family units to collide. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They've also both got families whose lives are fraught and messy and chaotic, and their relationship forces the two family units to collide. Times, Sunday Times (2012)People with family homes, flats or buy-to-let accommodation who want to rent a property to three or more people from two or more family units. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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