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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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contradict
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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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  • They can leave the house if they really want to,’ Harry contradicted him.
  • And the best bit,’ whispered Hermione gleefully, as they left the library, ’is they can’t contradict you, because they can’t admit they’ve read the article!
  • Only those skilled at Occlumency are able to shut down those feelings and memories that contradict the lie, and so can utter falsehoods in his presence without detection.
  • Macmillan, five for contradicting me.
  • ’I’m terribly sorry to have to contradict you, Minerva, but as you will see from my note, Harry has been achieving very poor results in his classes with me —’

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  • Does the sentence contradict the main claim of the essay?
  • Does the sentence contradict what is said in the previous paragraph?

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