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CAE Collocations: AMOUNTS

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grain
There wasn't a ??? of truth in what he said.
handful
Only a small ??? of volunteers turned up to help.
costs
In order to cut ???, the company will no longer allow employees to claim for first-class travel on their expenses.
pile
There's a ??? of dirty washing in the kitchen and none of it's mine.
scrap
He didn't have a ??? of evidence to support his claims.
height
It's the ??? of stupidity to go walking in the mountains in this weather.
hard
We had to save ??? for our holiday in Australia.
season
Train travel works out considerably cheaper if you buy a monthly ??? ticket
impulse
I bought the chocolates on ???: I saw them while I was queueing up to pay.
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