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To be more accurate; to provide better or more correct details. You'll need to pay nearly $500 for various entry visas to get into the country—$485, to be exact. It seems like the political party is finally starting to gain some amount of clout in parliament, or, to be more exact, they have become less marginalized and disliked.
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Regarding the basis for human rights, it has been awhile since the Humanist covered that--since Robert Grant's article on the topic in the January/February 2000 issue, to be exact.
IT IS A WEEKDAY MORNING, 8:25 TO BE EXACT, AND THE daily Mass is about to begin.
But then a scant nine years after my birth, Kwanzaa was created - in 1966, to be exact.
The 12-year-old leadoff hitter and shortstop is 4 for 8, to be exact, with a grand slam and seven RBI in Toms River's three wins.