- There is a vein of melancholy in his character.
- There was a long lag in forwarding mail to us.
- A bowl of hot chicken soup is good for you.
- A cloud is a mass of vapor in the sky.
- A country must have the will to repel any invader.
- A fire was burning in the grate.
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