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half a dozen

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhalf a dozenhalf a dozena) HMNsix half a dozen eggs b) LOT/LARGE NUMBER OR AMOUNTa small number of people or things There were half a dozen other people in front of me. half
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half a dozenSunday night he was wild on at least a half dozen.Customer-driven systems also allow individuals to meet their needs in a holistic way, without applying to half a dozen different programs.He found half a dozen fishermen seated under the palm trees at the foot of the Co-operative quay.I still do half a dozen or so of these scarlet cross-overs a year, to this day.Inside the cafe there were half a dozen other people.Perhaps half a dozen were Hispanic, and the rest, black.About half a dozen women and children had appeared and were standing, holding hands, watching me.
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