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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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pretext
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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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  • If he just shifted his chair an inch or so to the right… on the pretext of shifting himseli closer to the table, he managed it.

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  • They used the incident as a pretext to invade the country.
  • She thinks the need for international pollution control is being used as a pretext to create a world government that supersedes national sovereignty with extensive rule making and taxing authority.

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