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used in The Guardian

5 uses
  • "It's just a locket, not an engagement ring."
    Seven (25% in)
  • We had a great dinner, I've been engaging you with my sparkling wit all night long, and Emma's been making sure that you're not always sitting alone at the table like some loser whose date just stood him up."
    Six (15% in)
  • By midmorning, in the sound near Cape Lookout, Mike and Henry were standing next to each other, reels in hand, engaged in a competition that could only be described as profoundly juvenile.
    Twenty-five (3% in)
  • It also seemed likely that she was indeed his wife; Jennifer noted that in a few pictures there was an engagement ring, which was later joined to a wedding band.
    Thirty-five (73% in)
  • Mike was in bed beside her and had opened the window slightly; as soon as he'd fallen asleep, Julie had risen from the bed and closed it, making sure the latch was engaged.
    Thirty-nine (87% in)

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