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as in pro

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for the reason that
  • the bill should be listed as paid, for I mailed it in on time

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“For.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/for. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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