• Their bench made a screeching noise as it slid back across the wooden floor.

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  • He leaves a trail of drops on the wooden floor behind him, although it stopped raining quite some time ago.

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  • Marcus Plummer, from Cardiff, was one of the first to take advantage of this expertise back in 2001 when he called on Win to help develop his wooden floor draught excluder system - Stopgap.

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  • We ended up sleeping on a wooden floor.

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  • Once, he remembered, a boy in the room next door was thrown against the classroom wall, and he watched the blackboard on his side of the wall come off its hinges and fall to the wooden floor.

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  • Their daughter, Eva (Isabelle Huppert), comes to visit, and the mere clop of her heels on the wooden floor spells drama and distress, which exasperates her father, who never weeps, and who occupies himself solely with the duties of care.

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  • Pithy Spanish guitar riffs and flirtatious violin notes erupt to accompany the rhythm, and gauchos (Argentinean cowboys) draped in regional red and black ponchos spring from their chairs to dance, the clack of their boots on the wooden floor echoing around the surrounding multi-coloured canyons.

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  • The house has a wooden kitchen floor convincingly painted to look like a signed Matisse cutout, holographic art created by her father, a little red panic-like button that has no purpose whatsoever, and, best of all, a large downstairs with a daybed (and bathroom) for me to share with her beer-brewing equipment.

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  • To your left, the dining area has a polished cement floor and wooden tables surrounded by comfy upholstered chairs.

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  • The "cells" have a chain-link fence perimeter, a concrete floor and a wooden roof but are otherwise open to the elements.

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  • To hide LED lighting and an array of speakers in Mr. Bay's theater, Mr. Cooper is using a recurring pattern of large curved wooden forms that extend from floor to ceiling.

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  • Afghan archaeologists, who do the majority of the excavation, don't have access to computers or digital cameras and have been sleeping on the floor in a wooden shack when staying on the site overnight.

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  • Bache Cellar is a huge, funky restaurant with barely a wooden ceiling and sand for a floor.

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  • The grapes are trodden within it and the juice that flows out is channelled down wooden pipes into holes in the cellar floor.

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  • When the pilot returned, the next day, he discovered their corpses, pinned to the jungle floor by twenty-one heavy wooden spears.

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  • Walking along the hard-packed dirt floor, he could hear the wooden planks of the stage creaking overhead, and the distant, muffled voices of the actors and laughter from the audience.

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  • Knocked the big wooden spoon she had tacked up on the wall to the floor.

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  • Sokoun joined us in the spare, open-air, concrete-floor living area under the second storey of the wooden house, where a middle-aged couple stood to greet us.

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  • Clambering from floor to floor on slender bridges of bamboo, shirtless workers set wooden roof joints by hand.

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  • The first floor, where a shop would had been, retains the exposed wooden beams and showcase windows.

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  • John Wooden's UCLA Bruins basketball teams, when Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Bill Walton roamed the floor, are harder to eliminate.

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