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breadth
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Great Expectations
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  • While we were still on our way to those detached apartments across the paved yard at the back, he asked me how often I had seen Miss Havisham eat and drink; offering me a breadth of choice, as usual, between a hundred times and once.
  • "Can’t say," said I. I felt here, through a tingling in my blood, that if Mr. Drummle’s shoulder had claimed another hair’s breadth of room, I should have jerked him into the window; equally, that if my own shoulder had urged a similar claim, Mr. Drummle would have jerked me into the nearest box.

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  • The introductory courses are meant to add to breadth rather than depth of understanding.
  • a teacher must have a breadth of knowledge of the subject

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