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Harry Potter (#4) and the Goblet of Fire
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preoccupied
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Harry Potter (#4) and the Goblet of Fire
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  • "You are preoccupied, my dear," she said mournfully to Harry.
  • The dormitory was completely silent, and, had he been less preoccupied, Harry would have realized that the absence of Neville’s usual snores meant that he was not the only one lying awake.
  • His preoccupation lasted all the way across the sodden vegetable patch until they arrived in greenhouse three, but here he was distracted by Professor Sprout showing the class the ugliest plants Harry had ever seen.

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  • The matter preoccupies her completely—she cannot think of anything else
  • got no help from his wife who was preoccupied with the children

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