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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
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How to use within reason in a sentence
Now, within reason, Obama knows what to expect of each of them.Obama's Week of Brilliant Stunts|Stanley Crouch|January 17, 2009|DAILY BEAST
I have never grudged you money within reason, for any avowable purpose; you had just to come to me and speak.Tales and Fantasies|Robert Louis Stevenson
I would approve of most any method of stopping them—within reason!The Range Boss|Charles Alden Seltzer
I'm ready to answer anything within reason, but perhaps I'd best take a seat while you're at it.The Leader of the Lower School|Angela Brazil
Within reason you may even drop it a few times without harm.The Romance of War Inventions|Thomas W. Corbin
That was what Stephen wanted, and what he wanted, within reason, he should have.The House by the River|A. P. Herbert