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refrain
used in
Anne Frank, the Diary of a Young Girl
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refrain
Used in
Anne Frank, the Diary of a Young Girl
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  • I couldn't refrain from sounding Peter out on the subject, and he instantly replied that Dussel had been lying.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Then I talk back and start contradicting everyone until the old familiar Anne refrain inevitably crops up again: "No one understands me!" This phrase is part of me, and as unlikely as it may seem, there's a kernel of truth in it.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • My ears were humming with the following refrain: snap the end, strip the pod, pull the string, pod in the pan, snap the end, strip the pod, pull the string, pod in the pan, etc., etc.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a repeated refrain
as in: refrain from laughing
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