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|a long time ago||A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away...(Star Wars)|
|and so on||it has the same meaning as 'et cetera' (etc.)|
|as far as||as far as I can remember.../ as far as I know...|
|as long as||As long as there is life there is hope.|
|on behalf of||On behalf of every one here, I wish you a happy retirement.|
|do not disturb||a sign put on the outside of the door of a hotel room, office...|
|for the time being||I'm sharing an office for the time being.|
|I beg your pardon||I beg your pardon for being so rude this morning.|
|nowadays||Nowadays most kids prefer watching TV to reading.|
|on purpose||He did it on purpose, knowing it would annoy her.|
|otherwise||Put your coat on, otherwise you will get cold.|
|thereafter||She married at 18 and gave birth to her first child shortly thereafter.|
|by the way||By the way, I've found the book you were looking for.|
|up-to-date||up-to-date information / up-to-date technology|
|what's the matter?||what's the matter with Tom? I just can't bear him anymore|
For the time being I'm looking after this 'nice' little girl.
I hope it won't last too long!
I try to keep up-to-date with the computer world. How difficult it is!
As far as I can remember she has always been like that.
I didn't break it on purpose, it was an accident.
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