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human chain

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhuman chainhuman chaina line of people Firefighters formed a human chain to carry the brothers to safety. human
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human chainThe crowd was on the point of becoming a lynch mob, but were still linked in a human chain.Traders sitting elbow to elbow formed a human chain.Rally organizers with colored arm-bands link hands, forming a human chain at the crosswalks.They had dropped out of the human chain of ancestors and descendants that had formerly bound them all together.We can form a human chain of Berliners along the Wall which no one dare break, nomatterhow many soldiers they send.Firefighters formed a human chain to carry the four brothers to safety but they found to be dead at hospital.
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