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corresponding -- as in: corresponding time period
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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • ’They include, I presume, correspondence?’
  • In silence, then, the tasks were plied until half-past one, when a baked leg of mutton, with potatoes to correspond, were served in the kitchen.
  • Mr Gregsbury, the great member of parliament, of Manchester Buildings, Westminster, wanted a young man, to keep his papers and correspondence in order; and Nicholas was exactly the sort of young man that Mr Gregsbury wanted.
  • The voice replied that the gentleman was to walk up; but he had walked up before it spoke, and stepping into the first floor, was received by the wearer of the yellow head-dress, who had a gown to correspond, and was of much the same colour herself.
  • ’Seven,’ said brother Ned, filling a corresponding number of glasses with the double-diamond, ’and David, eight.
  • To which end, the accidental discovery by Miss Knag of some tender correspondence, in which Madame Mantalini was described as ’old’ and ’ordinary,’ had most providentially contributed.

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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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