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  • Happily, in the case of this pub, a hunk of a grey-painted building just outside Woodbridge in Suffolk, it does mean something.

    Restaurant review: the British Larder

  • I don't think I've been asked to take my shoes off at the door since I was a child but that's the rule at all of these homes, in this case to protect some smart grey-painted floorboards.

    One Fine Stay in London

  • The neatly-gentrified Mtsensk District plaster buckled in all the right grey-painted places.

    Soviet

  • The couple added bluish grey-painted hardwood floors and n all-white galley kitchen.

    Andre Kikoski's Family Home

  • Walls of a third bedroom were removed to create more openness; bluish grey-painted hardwood floors and an all-white galley kitchen were added.

    A Downtown Guy's Uptown Pad

  • Pausing to let a few other weary Greenwitch-makers pass, they crossed to the narrow grey-painted house that stood tallest of any in the terraced row.

    Greenwitch

  • Clinton and Mandela, who arrived on the island in separate helicopters, walked into the cell block with their arms around each other, and spent several minutes in the grey-painted room.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Burton was waiting on the landing outside a grey-painted door.

    Hard Frost

  • Here, coasters used to bring in coal and wine from Europe, unloading with the aid of six grey-painted turntable cranes of decidedly venerable vintage.

    Operation Sea Lion

  • That night, 20th August, was the last the Graf Spee was destined to spend in a home port; and although the sailing date and destination was a closely-guarded secret since the world was still at peace, few men aboard the grey-painted pocket battleship could fail to realise that they were on the eve of departure.

    Graf Spee

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