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let's say

introduces an estimate or a speculation. I need about—let's say—twenty pounds. Let's say I go over and talk to him. What do you think?
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If a company of $500 million or $1 billion in annual sales has to spend, let's say, a total of $1 million to pay for more independent directors, support them with staff, pay for more directors' and officers' insurance, design new internal control systems and spend more time in board meetings, that's a material cost.
Let's say, for example, that a taxpayer disposes of land and building property he has owned for six years with a value of $3 million and an adjusted basis of $1 million.
Let's say, however, that the diet is not providing the energy that the individual desires.
Depending on how they're configured, the resulting experience will suggest a whirlwind of autumn leaves, let's say, or, in the words of one artwork label, a cross section of a pond seen seconds before being pelted by a hot pink rainfall.
Let's say you're a high school senior and you get a gift certificate to Target, but you don't shop at Target.
If I go from high-intensity combat to, let's say, humanitarian aid later on, I can now say, 'OK, I need a pediatric unit,'" he concluded.
Whereas in the past, let's say 40 years ago, the graduation rate at many colleges would have been higher, we also must understand that the demographics of the students enrolling in these schools was very different.
Let's say a man then sorts the bin out for the first time in 15 years.
Let's say that they bought their New Property for $90,000 (buying down), property paid for with a new mortgage of $40,000 and cash from the intermediary totaling $50,000.
Let's say that in addition to Premiership League and Euro Championship teams, they are allowed to run their own lesser teams--still branded and financed by the same major Premiership backers.
Let's say you're the folks at Mazda, where global demand for the Mazda3 outstrips supply by approximately 100,000 units per year.