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preparatory
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David Copperfield
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  • The time having come for her withdrawal for the night, and she having left us, I gave Mr. Wickfield my hand, preparatory to going away myself.
  • ’I will not,’ said Mrs. Micawber, finishing her punch, and gathering her scarf about her shoulders, preparatory to her withdrawal to my bedroom: ’I will not protract these remarks on the subject of Mr. Micawber’s pecuniary affairs.

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  • The preparatory school has a reputation for sending students to top colleges.
  • She opened the meeting with some preparatory remarks.

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