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We put speed and tempo into our play but we knew they would come back at us and they did. The Sun (2016)We knew Hungary are a good team but we dug deep and realised what a good team we can be. The Sun (2015)She knew how that felt. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They were happy to oblige, but it quickly became apparent that he knew his position and the relationship soon became more distant. AT HOME WITH THE QUEEN: The Inside Story of the Royal Household (2002)Until recently I knew very little about my grandfather. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Suddenly, as a beast who has been brought to bay and wounded, he knew he had to flee. The Broken God (1993)He then told me about bream, and after that about a place he knew where the roach came up to the surface, apparently to sunbathe. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I knew a certain student at the college where I used to serve. Christianity Today (2000)I also knew that without her, I would have not been able to do anything. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Then, a couple of weeks ago, I looked in the mirror and knew it would be. The Sun (2013)
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