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English
1. You can't go there alone. 2. You are not able to go there alone. 3. You are not allowed to go there alone. (What does #1 mean? Does #1 mean #2 or #3?)

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1. You know that restaurant round/around the corner? It's closed down. 2. You know that restaurant round/around the corner? It's closed now. (Are both sentences grammatical? Are both the same? Do we have to use 'round' or'around'? Are both OK?)

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1. I am going to try an English club. 2. I am going to join an English club. (Does 'try' mean 'join'?)

English
1. They are going to seek new members. 2. They are going to seek for new members. (Are both OK?)

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1. I will go there. 2. I shall go there. 3. I intend to go there. (What does #1 mean? Does #1 mean #2 or #3?)

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1. I will be 14 years old next year. 2. I shall be 14 years old next year. 3. I am going to be 14 years old next year. 4. I intend to be 14 years old next year. (Are they the same? What is the difference between 'will' and 'be going to'?)

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1. I am going to try an English club. (What is the meaning of 'try' here? What other expressions can we use? Would you rephrase this sentence?)

English
1. A cow can make about 12kg of waste in a day. ( Is a cow a female? Can a cow mean both male and female ones? What about in this sentence?)

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(1) Are you doing any volunteer work? How about your friends? 1. Yes, I am. They are doing (some) volunteer work, too. 2. No, I'm not. They are not doing (any) volunteer work, either. (2) Do you do any volunteer work? How about your friends? 1. Yes, I do. They do (some) vo...

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1. The energy comes from sunlight. 2. The energy comes from the sunlight. (Which one is right? Do we have to use 'the' or not?)

English
A: What do you think of planting trees? 1. I think it is good for health. 2. I think we can live in better places because of the trees. 3. I think we need to plant more trees to live a healthy life. 4. I think we should try our best to preserve the earth as they do. 5. I think...

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A: What do you think of a solar house. 1. I think the solar house makes money for us. 2. I think we can save energy thanks to the solar house. 3. I think we don't need to spend money on electricity. 4. I think we don't need to pay the electricity fee. 5. I think it is ...

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1. There are a lot of empty milk packs which we can recycle. 2. There are a lot of empty milk cartons which we can recycle. (Are both the same? Is 'milk carton' milk pack?

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1. He is my boss. (What is the meaning of 'boss'? My senior in a department or the president of a company?)

English
1. What is your name? (Is 'what' a subject or a subjective complement?)

English
1. Ask a question at a time. (What are other expressions which are similar to 'at a time'?) 2. John is in his room at the moment. (What other expressions are similar to 'at the moment'?)

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"A friend in need is a friend indeed!" is the life lesson that my father taught me. I learned from him that we should try hard to help others. He always wanted me to be a good friend who can help friends in need. (Is this passage grammatical? Would you correct some u...

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(Question) Chickens include chicks, hens, and roosters. Then, what includs, cows, bulls, and calves?

English
1. They shape clay like an apple. 2. Clay is shaped like an apple. (Is #2 the passive form of #1?)

English
Posted by rfvv on Monday, November 15, 2010 at 8:41pm. 1. What are they like? -They are brave. 2. What is their presonality like? - They are brave. (Are the questions and answers right and the same?) 3. It is shaped like a fish. 4. They are shaped like fish. (Are both grammati...

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1. What are they like? -They are brave. 2. What is their presonality like? - They are brave. (Are the questions and answers right and the same?) 3. It is shaped like a fish. 4. They are shaped like fish. (Are both grammatical? What is the part of speech of 'shaped' in ...

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Posted by rfvv on Monday, November 15, 2010 at 6:19am. The man said,"I want you to weed this garden." (This garden seems to belong to the man.) Q: What did the man want Francisco and his grandpa to do? 1. He wanted them to weed a garden. 2. He wanted them to weed the...

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Franscisco thanked to the driver to get work. (Is this a correct sentence?)

English
1. I lied that you were a fine gardener. 2. I told him that you were a fine gardener. 3. I lied and told him that you were a fine gardener. ( #1 plus #2 is #3? Right?) 4. I lied. 5. I told him that you were a fine gardener. 6. I lied and told him that you were a fine gardener....

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The man said,"I want you to weed this garden." (This garden seems to belong to the man.) Q: What did the man want Francisco and his grandpa to do? 1. He wanted them to weed a garden. 2. He wanted them to weed the garden. 3. He wanted them to weed this garden. 4. He w...

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1. He had to help his grandpa get work. 2. He had to help his grandpa get a job. 3. He had to help his grandpa get a work. (Does #1 have the same meaning as #2? What about #3? If we add 'a' before work, is it correct?)

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1. How do you pronounce 'mouths'? (plural form) Can we omit the 'th' sound in normal speech? 2. clothes (We can omit the 'th' sound in this word, right?)

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1. We can make empty milk packs into new paper. 2. We can make empty milk cartons into new paper. (Which expression is correct?) 3. We can make pieces of a soap bar into a big soap bar. 4. We can make pieces of bars of soap into big bars of soap. (Which one is correct?) 5. Old...

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Scientists found a great way to use flowers for cars. The oil from some flowers can make cars run. 1) It needs a special engine. 2) It uses flower oil to run cars. 3) This is a great way to save money. 4) It also makes the air clean. Now flowers can be useful in many ways. (Wh...

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1. I lied and told him that you were a fine gardener. 2. I lied and I told him that you were a fine gardener. 3. I lied him that you were a fine gardener and I told him that you were a fine gardener. 4. I lied him and I told him that you were a fine gardener. (What does #1 mea...

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1. It is easy for us to weed the garden. 2. It is easy for us to work in the garden. 3. For us to weed the garden is easy. 4. For us to work in the garden is easy. (Are they all grammatical and the same?)

English
1. The flower shop is on the restaurant. 2. The flowe shop is above the restaurant. 3. The flower shop is over the restaurant. (Thank you. Do we have to use only 'above' when on the first floor, there is a restaurant, and there is a flower shop on the second floor? Wha...

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The Chinese restaurant is on the fire station. (When the fire station is on the second floor, and the restaurant is on the first floor, can we use this expression?)

Social Studies
Is Mid-Autumn Festival in China is similar to Thanksgiving Day in America? And when is Mid-Autumn Festival?

English
1. I am a farmer, ain't I? 2. I am a farmer, aren't I? (Which one is correct? What is the correct tag question?) 3. Open the door, will you? 4. Open the door, won't you? 5. Don't open the door, will you? 6. Don't open the door, won't you? (Which ones ar...

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Posted by rfvv on Monday, November 8, 2010 at 7:14am. 1. He is an early bird. 2. He is a morning person. 3. He is a late bird. 4. He is an evening person. (Does #1 mean #2? The opposite of #2 is #4, right? What about #3? What is the opposite of #1?) English - GuruBlue, Monday,...

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1. She didn't go to a dentist. 2. She didn't go to see a dentist. 3. She didn't go to the dentist. 4. She didn't go to the dentist's. 5. She didn't go to the dentist's office. (#4 is from #5, right? Does #3 mean "she went to the specific dentis...

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1. They don't like hot curry. (Does hot curry mean the curry which is hot? Do you have other types of curry dish?)

English
1. He is an early bird. 2. He is a morning person. 3. He is a late bird. 4. He is an evening person. (Does #1 mean #2? The opposite of #2 is #4, right? What about #3? What is the opposite of #1?)

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1. Chris can do the job, isn't he? 2. Chris can do the job, isn't she? (Which tag question is right? Are both OK? Is Chris used as a male name or female name?)

English
That's the price of life. (When do we use this expression? What does 'price' mean in this sentence?)

English
"But I'm not a gardener. I'm a carpenter," Grandpa said. "It's easy, Grandpa. These green things are weeds. Do not touch the white flowers, " Franscisco said. (What does 'it' refer to in the passage?)

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"I want you to weed the garden. I'll be back at three," the man said and drove away. It's gardening, Grandpa," Francisco said. (In this passage, what does 'it' refer to?)

English
1. A boy should be in school. 2. A boy should be at school. (Are both the same? Which preposition do we hae to use?) 3. Get in the truck! 4. Get on the truck! 5. Go in the truck! 6. Go on the tuck! (Can we use 'on' instead of 'in'? What about 'go' inste...

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1. I lied him that you were a fine gardener. 2. I lied that you were a fine gardener. (Are both grammatical?)

English
1. What do your parents want you to become? 2. What do your parents want you to be? 3. What do your parents want you to do? 4. What do your parents want you to do in the future? - They want me to become a public prosecutor. (What is the suitable question for the answer?)

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1. The movie Minsu wants to see is Shrek. 2. The movie Minsu wants to watch is Shrek. (Which verb do we have to use? Are both OK? which one is commonly used?)

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1. He got in the car. (What is the part of speech of 'in'?) 2. Get in! (What is the part of speech of 'in' here?)

English
1. Look at the Canadian national flag. 2. Look at the national flag of Canada. 3. This is the Chinese national flag. 4. This is the national flag of China. 5. This is American national flag. 6. This is the national flag of America. (Are they all grammatical? Do we have other e...

English
Posted by rfvv on Wednesday, October 27, 2010 at 8:52am. 1. Do you do any volunteer work? How about your friends? 2. Yes, I do. They do volunteer work, too. 3. No, I don't. They don't do volunteer work, either. (Are the answers grammatical?) 4. Do you do any volunteer ...

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Songpyeon is a traditional Korean food. Koreans usually eat it on Chuseok, the Korean Thanksgiving Day. Songpyeon is made with rice, chestnut paste, and sesame seeds or beans. It is tasty.Therefore, we Koreans like this food very much. (Would you check the passage? Please corr...

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1. I have been to Japan before. 2. I went to Japan before. 3. I had been to Japan before. (Are they all grammatical? Is #1 the same as #2? Thank you.)

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1. I have just finished the work. 2. I just finished the work. 3. I finished the work just now. (What about the use of 'just'? Are the sentences all grammatical and the same?)

English
1. Cows provide us with milk. 2. Cows provide milk to us. (Ae both the same?) 3. A cow can make about 12 kilograms of waste in a day. 4. A cow can make about 12 kilograms of waste within a day. (What is the difference between #3 and #4? The use of 'in' and 'within&...

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1. The car runs on gas. 2. The car runs on gas and electricity. (Are both grammatical? Do we have to use 'on'? Can't we use other prepositions instead of 'on'?)

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He keeps himself in good health. (What is the part of speech of 'in good health'? An adjective phrase or an adverbial phrase? I think we can substitude 'healthy' for 'in good health'? Then, is 'in good health' an adjective phrase?)

English
1. If it snows tomorrow, I'll not go hiking. 2. Because it snows tomorrow, I'll not go hiking. 3. Because it will snow tomorrow, I'll not go hiking. (Which one is correct of the two, #2 and #3?)

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1. I am going to do volunteer work at a cultural center. 2. I am going to do volunteer work at a community center. 3. I am going to do volunteer work at a community cultural center. (Are they all the same? Which one do we have to use?) 4. I am going to do volunteer work at a y...

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1. I want to do volunteer work at the Chicago Orphanage. 2. I want to do volunteer at Chicago Orphanage. (Which one is right? Do we have to use 'the'?)

English
1. We can massage old people's backs. 2. We can help them use a computer. 3. We can visit their houses and clean rooms. 4. We can take them to a bathroom in wheelchairs. 5. We can help them wash their faces. 6. We can help them take a bath. 7. We can prepare towels and soa...

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People grow one year older every New Year's Day by eating rice cakes. (What is the meaning of 'grow' in this sentence? What other words can we use instead of 'grow'?)

English
1. Rice cake soup is made from sliced long rice cakes. 2. Rice cake soup is made of sliced long rice cakes. 3. Rice cake soup is made with sliced long rice cakes. (Which one is grammatical? Please notice the use of prepositions.)

English
1. Wine is made from grapes. 2. Grapes are made into wine. (Both are the same, right/) 3. The bridge is made of stone. 4. The bridge is made out of stone. 5. The bridge is made from stone. 6. The bridge is made with stone. (Which ones are grammatical from sentence 3 to Sentenc...

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1. In Korean culture, the half-moon is a symbol of growth. 2. In Korean culture, the half moon is a symbol of growth. (Are both OK? What about the use of a hyphen between 'half' and 'moon'? And what is the use of 'the' before 'half moon'?))

English
I want to take a walk along the Sein River in France. (What is the part of speech of 'in France'? Is it an adverbial phrase or an adjective phrase? Does it modify 'take' or 'the Sein River'?)

English
1. Here is a fresh salad. 2. Here is fresh salad. (Are both grammatical? Which expression is frequently used? Notice the sue of 'article,' please.) 3. Here is a cold strawberry juice. 4. Here is cold strawberry juice. (Are both grammatical? Which expression is frequent...

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My mom is still sick. I helped her with the dishes. (In the sentences, what is the meaning of the second sentence? Did her mother washed the dishes with her daughter? Or did her mother not wash the dishes together?)

English
How do you pronounce 'width'? Do we delete 'the d sound'?

English
1. On Christmas, children usually get gifts from their parents. 2. At Christmas, children usually get gifts from their parents. (Which preposition do we have to use before 'Christmas'? Are both OK? Which one is generally used?)

English
1. He gets up at six-thirty every morning. 2. He gets up at six thirty every morning. (Which one is right? Do we have to use a hyphen or not?)

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1. Many animals are dying. 2. Many animals are dying out. (What is the difference between the two sentence? What is the meaning of 'out' in Sentence 2?)

English
1. Do you do any volunteer work? How about your friends? 2. Yes, I do. They do volunteer work, too. 3. No, I don't. They don't do volunteer work, either. (Are the answers grammatical?) 4. Do you do any volunteer work? 5. Are you doing any volunteer work? (Which questio...

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1. I have many friends to meet. 2. I have many friends that I have to meet. 3. I have many friends that I will meet. 4. I have many friends that I can meet. (What does #1 mean? Does #1 mean #2, 3, or #4?)

English
1. Do you have anything to say about this? 2. Do you have to say anything about this? (Are both grammatical and the same?) 3. We have many things to do. 4. We have many things that we have to do. 5. We have many things that we will do. (If we pharphrase #3, can we get #4 or #5...

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1.I cooked kimchi fried rice. 1-1. Kimchi fried rice was cooked by me. 2. I cooked extra rice for guests. 2-1. Extra rice was cooked for guests by me. 2-2. Extra rice was cooked by me for guests. (Are the passive forms all grammatical? Which one is right, #2-1 or #2-2?)

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1. Mooncakes have a full-moon shape. 2. Songpyeon has a half-moon shape. (What is the part of speech of 'full-moon' and ' half-moon'? Adjective or noun?)

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1. What time do you go to bed? - I go to bed at 10 p.m. 2. When is your bed time? - It is 10 p.m. 3. What is your bed time? - It is 10 p.m. 4. What present did you receive on your birthday? 5. What did you receive on your birthday? 6. Which gift did you get on your birthday? -...

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How should I pronounce "Nasrredin"? This is a person's name.

English
Are you doing any volunteer work? How about your friends? 1. Yes, I am. They are doing volunteer work, too. 2. Yes, I do. They do volunteer work, too. (Which answer is right?)

English
1. I liked the work very much because I could help orphans who needed love. 2. I liked the work very much because I could help children who had no father and mother. 3. I liked the work very much because I could help orphans who needed care. 4. I liked the work very much becau...

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1. I have helped an old lady carry a big bag. 2. I have helped an elderly person cross a street. 3. I helped a foreigner find a subway station. 4. I have helped an Englishman go to a police station. 5. I have helped a stranger find a bookstore. 6. I have helped a Japanese find...

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1. Here is fresh salad. 2. Here is a fresh salad. (Which one is correct? Are both correct?) 3. Here is cold strawberry juice. 4. Here is a cold strawberry juice. (Which one is right?)

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1. I have been late for school more than ten times when I was a middle school student. 2. I have not broken windows before. 3. I have never used a cell phone in class. 4. I have played ball in my classroom before. 5. I have ever played ball in my classroom. (Are they all gramm...

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1. I need a dress to wear at the party. 2. I need a dress to wear to the party. (#1 means I need a dress which I am going to wear at the party. So I will take a dress and wear the dress at a dressing room. Then I will join the party. #2 means I need a dress which I will wear a...

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Posted by rfvv on Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at 11:00pm. 1. I am looking for a dress to wear to the meeting. 2. I am looking for a shirt to wear to the birthday party. 3. I am looking for suits to wear to the conference. (Are they all grammatical? Why do we have to use the prep...

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1. I am looking for a dress to wear to the meeting. 2. I am looking for a shirt to wear to the birthday party. 3. I am looking for suits to wear to the conference. (Are they all grammatical? Why do we have to use the preposition 'to' before a place? Can we use 'at&...

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1. I have broken a window. (In this sentence, does 'the have pp' represent 'experience' of 'result'? Is the window still broken or not?)

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1. I am looking for a dress to wear to the party. 2. I am looking for a dress which I will wear to the party. (Are both the same? What does 'to the party' modify? Is it 'dress'?)

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1. The old lady moved me. 2. I was moved by the old lady. (#1 is an active voice sentence. Right? #2 is the passive form of#1? Am I right? Do you use the active form frequently?)

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1. She will wear a dress to the party. 2. She will wear a dress at the party. (Which preposition is right?)

English
Working at a nursing home. I have volunteered at a nursing home. There were some work to do. I talked and listened to elderly people. I also cleaned the rooms at the nursing home. I was glad because I could help elderly people. (Would you like to check the passage? Thank you.)

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Wolunteering at an orphanage. I have worked at an orphanage. There were a lot of work to do. I talked with children there and helped them with math. I taught them English, too. I was happy because I could help others. (Would you check the passage above?)

English
1.I donated the money to the Red Cross. (In this sentence how do you pronounce 'donated'? Do we have to stress the first syllable of the second syllable? Are both OK? Which one is common?)

English
1. I have read the book the Secret. 2. I have read the book the Secret before. 3. I have read the book the Secret and know the content about it. (What is the meaning of #1? Does #1 mean #2 or #3?)

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1. I am looking for a dress to wear to the party. 2. I am looking for a dress to wear at the party. 3. I am looking for a dress to wear to the party. (Which one is correct? Which preposition do we have to use before 'the party'?)

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1. The volunteers there deliver food to old people. (What is the part of speech of 'there'? Does 'there' modify 'volunteers? Then it is an adjective? Or is 'there' an adverb?)

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1. Dr. White helped many people. (In this sentence, is "Dr. White" a doctor at a hospital?)

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1. Dr. White helped many people. (In this sentence, is "Dr. White" a doctor?)

English
1. I usually go fising on weekend. 2. I usually go fising on weekends. (Are both right? 'On weekends' mean 'every weekend', I know. What is the difference between #1 and #2?)

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1. They are eating cotton candy. 2. They are eating cotton candies. 3. They are eating a cotton candy. 4. The boy is eating two cotton candies. (Which one is correct?)

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