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in the main

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishin the mainin the mainMOSTmostly Their job in the main consisted of cleaning and maintaining the building. main
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in the mainIt is a direct copy of the text and most of the other tables contained in the Main Database.The impact of the West wing reopening has already been felt in the main building.Their track record has, in the main, been a positive one.Lawyers in the main were intellectual mercenaries to be bought and sold in any cause...In the evening we drove into Chamonix and parked in the main street.Entering the railway hotel he ordered a pot of coffee and sat in the main lounge with his back to the stairs.They seem in the main to have been relatively egalitarian communities.Among these is a Victorian chaiselongue upholstered in rose red velvet in the main bedroom and a useful pine blanket box.Fifteen serving staff work in the main refectory with four waitresses in the staff dining room.
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