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contingent
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Anne Frank, the Diary of a Young Girl
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contingent
Used in
Anne Frank, the Diary of a Young Girl
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  • The male members of the van Daan contingent have built a very handy wood-stained food safe, with real screens.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Miep, Bep, Mr. Kleiman, Jan, Father, Peter: the Annex contingent and the Supply Corps all mixed up together, and that in the middle of the day! Curtains and windows open, loud voices, banging doors I was trembling with excitement.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • A good example of the explicit warnings of the male contingent is the following conversation with Jan: Annex: "We're afraid that when the Germans retreat, they'll take the entire population with them."  (not reviewed by editor)

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