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  • n. Plural form of metre.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of metre.


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  • "People who are going to be 900, 1,000 metres from a railway which is going to be in a cutting, they just will not know it is there in some cases," he said.

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  • Rest a single of a scaffolding play upon your chair or saw table, magnitude out 1.2 metres from a single finish as good as regulating your true corner as good as pencil symbol a line out during 90 degrees to!

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  • It was a very windy day for this time of year, so my promised "leisurely paddle no more than 20 metres from the beach" turned into a solid two hour workout, during which we had to fight to get the boat to turn back towards shore from the middle of the harbour.

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  • Rob Palmer and Gerry Armstrong have taken to estimating the distance in metres, perhaps because they're on the continent.

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  • Actually, I know now that if I buy 5 metres I will have enough for most dresses and 4 metres is enough for most skirts (I am tall), so I will buy fabric on sale if I see some I like and patterns on sale when I find them.

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  • And then to a beautiful Serb Orthodox Church above the town of Konjíc, between Sarajevo and Mostar, set back a hundred metres from the road and so beautiful that I got out and made to approach.

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  • The Posada Barrancas, set back a few hundred metres from the rim, is clean and comfortable, but lacks character.

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  • About three hour later, my car moved about 300 metres from the old spot but I did not care.

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  • Where i work there is a bail hostel where until recently dangerous predatory sex offenders were being lodged, until someone realised it was less than 100 metres from a primary school.

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  • Most of the Chilean players were now on the bus, but about 4-5 of them decided to show off in front of their fans (that were barricaded about 100 metres from the cops and the players).

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