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1. I use the short-wave radio to get the latest war news.
2. The letter was short — a simple recitation of their problem.
3. They’ve come a long way in a short space of time.
4. There was a net outflow of about £50m in short-term capital.
5. I’ll run over to Short Mountain and check on Mrs Adams.
6. She has always had a high reputation for her excellent short stories.
7. Women are in fact still being short-changed in the press.
8. Food is in short supply all over the country.
9. There’s no one available at such short notice to take her class.
10. The guide book contains a short write-up of each hotel.
11. People still wore their hair short and dressed conventionally.
12. He was short and fat, with a large beer belly.
13. A short time later they sat down to eat.
14. This is a cynical manipulation of the situation for short-term political gain.
15. There was a short sharp shower followed by a strengthening breeze.
He is short in stature.
While this loss of stature is attributed partially to shrinking bones and the other physiological effects of aging, some researchers say this is no coincidence at all.
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Even if agriculture were the explanation for the change in stature, it would not clarify why human brain size has also decreased.
Nigerian Dwarf goats are popular as hobby goats due to their easy maintenance and small stature.
His height distinguishes him from the other boys.
Jane was the only one who fulfilled all the conditions; she was of the required age, height and colour.
The teacher paired off his students by age and height.
After that, you will be at your adult height.