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01. I think Tom will probably stay [single] all his life; he's just not interested in having a long-term relationship with anyone.
02. The [single] most important thing in his life is his family.
03. There wasn't a [single] person we knew at the party.
04. I don't like going to [singles] bars to meet men because a lot of people there are just looking for a one-night stand.
05. Do you want a double bed or two [single] beds in your hotel room?
06. He left his girlfriend a [single] red rose on her pillow when he left for work in the morning.
07. André Agassi won the men's [singles] tournament at Wimbledon this year.
08. There is a Chinese proverb which states that a [single] conversation across the table with a wise man is worth a month's study of books.
09. There is an Italian proverb which states that a hundred wagon loads of thoughts will not pay a [single] ounce of debt.
10. Anne Frank wrote in her famous diary, "How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a [single] moment before starting to improve the world."
11. Aristotle once said that a friend is a [single] soul dwelling in two bodies.
12. The Buddha reminds us that thousands of candles can be lit from a [single] candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
13. James Allen once said, "Above all, be of [single] aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it."
14. Richard Crashaw once wrote, "I would be married, but I'd have no wife, I would be married to a [single] life."
15. Rudyard Kipling remarked that we have forty million reasons for failure, but not a [single] excuse.
16. It requires the use of 72 muscles to speak a [single] word.
17. The President of Guatemala is elected for a [single] 5-year term.
18. The yolk of bird eggs are [single] cells.
19. Dominant male buffalo roam [singly] throughout their herd, searching for mating opportunities, and challenging each other.
20. Though minerals can consist of a [single] element, most minerals are actually compounds.

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