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the one and only
the only game in town
the only (person or thing) for
the only thing
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“The only thing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20only%20thing. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.
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