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: by being told by another person We learned of this great restaurant by word of mouth.

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“By word of mouth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/by%20word%20of%20mouth. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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