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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of work on.


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  • First and foremost, I would like to thank Fei Hanying, who conducted background company research, organized the materials, and worked on the manuscript.

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  • If a guy worked on Wall Street and lived in New Jersey, the New York State Republican Party considered him its guy and would demand its cut of his donation.

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  • Arkon-B was our unfortunate first sample that worked on humans.

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  • I saw that Gordian once worked on a contract for Ulric Pharmaceuticals.

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  • He had left the Forbes campaign as a moderate, had worked on the Bush 2000 campaign in New England, and, somewhere along the way, he had reinvented himself as a full-fledged, Bible-thumping, fear-mongering acolyte for the Holy Connecticut Cowboy.

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  • Andry's eyes began to burn, and buddy Wes Bourg - who had worked on offshore rigs - told the skipper they needed to get out of there.

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  • Neil had worked on Gemini XI at the same time that Lovell and Aldrin were working on Gemini XII, so Neil and Buzz were at the Cape together a lot and saw each other frequently even though they were doing different things.

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  • The search for the leaker was, in this case, successful: it was a young naval yeoman, Charles Radford, who worked on the NSC staff as a junior liaison officer with the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

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  • I am not sure Natalia Borisovna would be so helpful if she knew that a student I met at the American program, where I worked on her recommendation, has been calling the Soviet Embassy in Washington to get a visa to see me again in December.

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  • For ZoĆ«, the peg-poles worked on the same principle as a ladder would, so she had little trouble keeping pace with the queue of Nasat above and below her.



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