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corresponding -- as in: corresponding time period
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  • Well, you better look sharp and get a copy of our correspondence in the Delacour case for Mr. Alleyne.
  • He got out the Delacour correspondence and passed out of the office.
  • The man put the correspondence on the desk and bowed respectfully but neither Mr. Alleyne nor Miss Delacour took any notice of his bow.
  • Mr. Alleyne tapped a finger on the correspondence and then flicked it towards him as if to say: "That’s all right: you can go."

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  • Eskimos have many words that correspond to the English word snow. For example, there are different words for "snow on the ground", "fresh snow on the ground", "soft snow on the ground", "a crust of snow on the ground" and so forth.
  • The bones in a bat’s wing exactly correspond to those in a human forearm.

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