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Adverse weather conditions are making it difficult for rescuers to reach a sinking ship off the coast of British Columbia.

A kind stranger came to my aid when I fell off my bicycle.

On the television show "Survivor," the contestants try to make alliances with different people to vote others off the island.

Maggie Scarf once remarked that getting angry can sometimes be like leaping into a wonderfully responsive sports car, gunning the motor, taking off at high speed, and then discovering that the brakes are out of order.

The strange orange glow seen in underwater caves off the coast of the Bahamas is apparently caused by the effects of the mixing of fresh and sea water.

They have decided to sell off some of their assets, and concentrate their efforts on the clothing industry side of their business.

The bank stripped the company's assets after it went bankrupt in order to pay off the loan.

The victim was stabbed in the hands and arms while trying to fight off his attacker.

The police cordoned off the building while paramedics attended to the injured.

British mythology attributed bay leaves with the power to ward off disease, witchcraft, and lightning.

They auctioned off clothing by famous designers to raise money for research into AIDS.

A number of celebrities auctioned off personal items to raise money for the victims of the terrorist attacks.

A number of sketches by John Lennon were auctioned off in London for thousands of dollars.

It was awfully nice of your boss to give you the day off for your birthday.

She cut off the end of her toe when she hit her foot with an axe while chopping wood for their fireplace.

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