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commute
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commute
Used in
The Great Gatsby
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  • Dressed up in white flannels I went over to his lawn a little after seven, and wandered around rather ill at ease among swirls and eddies of people I didn't know though here and there was a face I had noticed on the commuting train.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The practical thing was to find rooms in the city, but it was a warm season, and I had just left a country of wide lawns and friendly trees, so when a young man at the office suggested that we take a house together in a commuting town, it sounded like a great idea.  (not reviewed by editor)

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