Our vocabulary blog word this week is consensus.

Consensus, a noun, means "general agreement:
unanimity"  as defined by Merriam-Webster.

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GH6
10/22/2012 4:20pm

"The jury has come to a consensus, Your Honor," Elphaba stated clearly. "Josephine Dacerio is indeed guilty of all charges."
This sentence makes sense because the jury has come to an agreement.

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EMH7
10/22/2012 4:27pm

The consensus answer was the letter b because a dog is an animal
The word makes sense in this context because everyone agreed that a dog is an animal.

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Mrs. Peko
10/23/2012 10:25am

The agreement answer?? Also, please don't use your middle initial unless I've asked you to. Thanks!

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AM6
10/22/2012 4:53pm

The consensus of the student council opinion is that many fundraisers and drives should be held throughout the school year. The word consensus makes sense when used in this context because student council agrees that there should be many fundraisers and drives throughout the school year.

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cp6
10/22/2012 5:13pm

We came to a consensus about wether to have apple pie or cake at the party tonight. Consensus makes sense in this sentence because the group came to a general agreement wether to have apple pie or cake.

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EH6
10/22/2012 5:46pm

The jury came to a consensus on wether the convict was guilty.

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Mrs. Peko
10/23/2012 10:18am

Where is your explanation sentence?

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MW6
10/22/2012 6:10pm

It was the consensus of the class was to vote for Mitt Romney.
The word consensus makes sense in this sentence becacuse the majority agrees Mitt Romney should be President.

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GC8
10/22/2012 6:21pm

it was a consensus when my mother and I agreed to letting me watch one more show.

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Mrs. Peko
10/23/2012 10:27am

Make sure to use correct capitalization. Also, where is your explanation sentence?

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GC8
10/25/2012 3:42pm

It was a consensus when my Mother and i agreed to letting me watch on more show. It makes sence in the sentence because we are agreeing.

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BTB6
10/22/2012 6:45pm

The class came to a general consensus that Jillian Smith will become class president. Consensus makes sense in this context because the class agreed Jillian should be class president.

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HS7
10/22/2012 6:48pm

The consensus among the seventh graders was that we want less homework. Consensus makes sense in this sentence because the seventh graders all agreed that we want less homework.

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ES8
10/22/2012 6:48pm

Before we made the final decision on where to go for dinner, Dad gained consensus from all family members. Consensus makes sense in this sentenece because it was important that the whole group agreed on the final decision

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EB6
10/22/2012 7:40pm

As I listened to my best friends choir I smiled they had a sound of consensus. The word makes sense in this sentence because the choir had harmony when they sang.

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Mrs. Peko
10/23/2012 10:15am

Double check the definition given. Please repost.

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km7
10/22/2012 7:47pm

It was a consensus that our coach would take us out for ice cream if we won the championship soccer game. Consensus makes sense in this sentence because everyone agreed that our coach would take us out for ice cream if we won the championship soccer game.

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kg8
10/22/2012 9:06pm

The consensus was that we would be going for burritos at 1:30. This sentence makes sense because they agreed to meet for burritos at 1:30.

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SA6
10/23/2012 4:16pm

The classroom consensus is that we have too much homework.
The 7th grade is in agreement that we need less homework.

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Mrs. Peko
10/24/2012 9:14am

Please repost using a sentence not as close to one already posted.

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EL8
10/23/2012 4:55pm

The consensus states that we will all be late for dinner tomorrow night. This makes since because they agreed to be late for dinner tomorrow night.

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RR6
10/23/2012 5:50pm

The war council came to a consensensus when they agreed to attack the castle. This works because the council came to an agreement.

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sj6
10/23/2012 5:53pm

My mom and dad finally came to a consensus about giving me a phone.
The word makes sense in the context because my parents finally agreed with eachother that i should get a phone.

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Mrs. Peko
10/24/2012 9:12am

Make sure to use proper capitalization and spacing.

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AH7
10/23/2012 6:06pm

Our group had a consensus answer for the game of jeopardy.
This sentence makes sense because our group had agreed on an answer to say for the game of jeopardy.

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EH7
10/23/2012 6:45pm

The consensus was that I would meet my mother for lunch at Bravo. This sentence makes sense because we agreed to meet at Bravo.

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vv8
10/23/2012 6:48pm

Our family came to a consensus that we would go to Chili's to celebrate. This make sense because the family agreed on where we would go.

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as7
10/23/2012 6:48pm

It was a consensus when we decided to eat dinner in two hours.
This sentence makes sense because we all agreed to eat dinner in two hours.

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JJ8
10/23/2012 6:50pm

Barack Obama should be our president and this is my consensus.
This sentence makes sense because I agree that Barack should be the president.

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kcm7
10/23/2012 6:53pm

It was a consensus when my family decided to meet for Thanksgiving dinner in a week. Consensus makes sense in this sentence because the family all agreed to meet on Thanksgiving Day.

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ET7
10/23/2012 7:01pm

The two men came to a consensus after a long argument about which of their cars was better. This makes sense in this sentence because the two men came to an agreement about which of their cars were better.

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BC6
10/23/2012 7:17pm

My family came to a consensus about what color they wanted the bathroom walls to be. This makes sense in this context because my family came to an agreement of what color the new bathroom walls should be.

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KM6
10/23/2012 7:50pm

There was a consensus reached yesterday about using less paper. Consensus makes sense in this sentence because there was an agreement made to use less paper.

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mc7
10/23/2012 7:58pm

The board members tried to reach a consensus on where the next conference will tqke plqce.. This sentence makes sense because they had to reach an agreement on where to meet next.

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Mrs. Peko
10/24/2012 7:56am

Make sure to use proper spelling.

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BL8
10/23/2012 9:06pm

The United States Congress had come to a consensus that it was henceforth illegal to text and drive in the state of Ohio.

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Mrs. Peko
10/24/2012 9:11am

You need an explanation sentence.

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MR7
10/23/2012 9:23pm

If there is a consensus among the teachers and principal, we get this holiday off next school year! Consensus makes sense in this sentence because the teachers and principal would agree to have a holiday off of school.

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CH7
10/23/2012 10:14pm

The decision was unanimous and everyone in the group had come to a consensus, we would do our history report on President Andrew Jackson. Consensus makes sense in this sentence because the whole group generally agreed on the same project.

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GF
10/24/2012 3:49pm

After school my brother and I came up with a consensus that we wanted pizza for dinner. Consensus makes sense becasue we both agreed on pizza.

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Mrs. Peko
10/25/2012 9:35am

You need to post using your English period in your blog name.

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GF8
10/25/2012 3:49pm

After school my brother and I came up with a consensus that we wanted pizza for dinner. Consensus makes sense because we both agreed on pizza.

bb6
10/24/2012 4:02pm

They came to a consensus on what they should do today. The word consensus makes sense in this sentence because they agreed on what they should do.

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mc7
10/24/2012 4:36pm


The board members tried to reach a consensus on where the next conference will take place. This sentence makes sense because they had to reach an agreement on where to meet next.

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MF8
10/24/2012 4:40pm

We all came to a consensus when we chose dodgeball in gym class. Consensus makes sense in this sentence because we all agreed on what game to play.

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PN7
10/24/2012 6:13pm

When Janet brought a box of different flavored cookies, the class had come to a consensus to eat and devour the chocolate-chip ones. Consensus makes sense here because the class decided and agreed on eating the chocolate-chip cookies.

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RS7
10/24/2012 6:31pm

My brother and I came to a consensus on who will pick the basketball teams.

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Mrs. Peko
10/25/2012 9:32am

Where is the explanation sentence?

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BK8
10/24/2012 6:52pm

We came to a consensus about how late we will stay up at the sleep over.
Consensus makes sense in this statement because they came to an agreement about how late they will stay up.

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KFM7
10/24/2012 7:03pm

The little kids made a consensus that they wold go watch Spongebob at Bob's house.
Consensus makes scence because they made an agreeement that they woud go watch spongebob at bob's house.

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Mrs. Peko
10/25/2012 9:31am

Make sure to use correct spelling, capitalization, and usage.

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EH6
10/24/2012 7:17pm

The jury came to a consensus on whether the convict was guilty or not. Consensus makes sense here because the jury came to a general agreement.

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ANO
10/24/2012 7:23pm

The consensus was that we see the 7:00 show.
This sentence makes since because we all agreed that we would see the seven o'clock show.

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Mrs. Peko
10/25/2012 9:35am

You need your English period in your blog name.

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JP6
10/24/2012 7:28pm

The committee reached a concensus on the cleaning of the pool. Consensus makes sense in this sentence because the committee generally agreed on this.

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LT7
10/24/2012 8:00pm

My sister and I came to a consensus about who's going to sit shotgun when we drive to Florida. Consensus makes sense in this sentance because my sister and I made an agreement about who is going to sit in the front seat during the car ride.

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AT7
10/24/2012 8:20pm

My dad and I made a consensus on what shoes I should get for my basketball season. This makes sense because we made an agreement that this was the best shoe for me to play basketball in.

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SS6
10/24/2012 8:38pm

On vacation, my family finally came to a consensus about what we wanted to have for dinner. Consesus makes sense in this sentence because it is explaining that my family came to a general agreement about a family dinner.

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ANH7
10/24/2012 8:49pm

The scientists met a consensus about the shot. Consensus works here becaus they met an agreeable solution about the shot.

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EB6
10/24/2012 8:49pm

The whole family had planned to go to a movie, but were unable to reach a consensus when Abby and Katie wanted to see Harry Potter, and Angel and Berna wanted to see Pirates of the Caribbean.
This word makes sense in this sentence because the 4 girls could not agree on a movie to go see.

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mh8
10/24/2012 9:23pm

The class came to a consensus when they decided what game to play at indoor recess. Consensus makes sense in this sentence because the class came up with a general agreement after given the choice and voting on a game.

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SS7
10/24/2012 11:03pm

The consensus of the group is that the spider in the basement is disgusting!
This makes sense because everyone feels the same way about the spider.

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vv6
10/25/2012 3:06pm

It was a consensus when my family decided to buy a puppy. Consensus makes sense in this sentence because our family agreed.

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AV7
10/25/2012 3:30pm

They finally came to a consensus when Dave and his sister decided to watch a show instead of play video games.
This makes sense because Dave and his sister finally came up with an agreement to watch a show instead of play videogames.

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ANO8
10/25/2012 4:59pm

The consensus was that we see the 7:00 show.
This sentence makes since because we all agreed that we would see the seven o'clock show.

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kb7
10/25/2012 5:07pm

The consensus of the class made the class run smothly and quickly.
It makes sense because by having a quick agreement within the class made it easier and quicker to figure out the answer.

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VD7
10/25/2012 6:27pm

We didn't come to a consensus about what movie we should watch. Consensus makes sense in this sentence because we couldn't figure out what movie to watch.

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EM6
10/25/2012 7:17pm

"Son we have come to a consensus, you are moving out." It makes sense in this sentence because the parents have agreed that the sun is moving out

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Mrs. Peko
10/26/2012 10:10am

Make sure to use correct usage and punctuation.

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MH6
10/25/2012 7:34pm

My mother and I came to a consesus about how many people I could invite to my party. This word makes sence because my mother and I came to an ageement about how many people I could have to my party.

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KK6
10/25/2012 8:18pm

The business came to a consensus on whether or not to promote George. Consensus makes sense in this sentence because the business had to make a decision or agreement on whether on not to promote George.

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AP7
10/25/2012 8:18pm

The consensus of the group was that we should trick-or-treat in Allie's neighborhood. Consensus makes sense in this sentence because the entire group made a agreement.

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OS8
10/25/2012 8:24pm

The team came to a consensus when they agreed that Saturday morning was the best time to practice. The word consensus makes sense in this sentence because there was general agreement that Saturday morning was the best time for everyone's schedule.

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TP8
10/25/2012 8:49pm

The referees came to a consensus during a review break if the player had both feet in bounds fo a catch.
This makes sense because it states that the referees came to an general agreement if he had both feet in.

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CN8
10/25/2012 8:56pm

We came to a consensus to watch football. This makes sense because we came to an agreement

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SH6
10/25/2012 8:57pm

The consensus of the group was to go to the haunted house instead of the movie. Consensus is accurate in this sentence because there is a general agreement or the majority that chooses the haunted house over the movie.

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mk8
10/25/2012 9:10pm

the business man was consensus with the deal.
it makes sense because the business man agrees.

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Mrs. Peko
10/26/2012 10:03am

Consensus is not a verb. Also, make sure to use correct capitalization.

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SCS6
10/25/2012 9:29pm

When the election results are final on November 6, 2012, there probably will not be a consensus in the vote for President.
This sentence makes sense because not everyone will agree to vote for the same candidate, but about half will vote for Mitt Romney and about half will vote for President Obama.

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HM8
10/25/2012 9:30pm

The consensus of the Republican party was that Mitt Romney should be our next President of the United States.

It makes sence because the Rebublicans think in similar ideas.

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BR7
10/25/2012 9:40pm

Our group for the english project came to a consensus that we would make adjectives our topic. Consensus makes sense in this sentence because we all agreed that we should make our topic adjectives.

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ER8
10/25/2012 9:41pm

It took our family a week and many different voting sessions to come to a final consensus of our dog's name.
Consensus makes sense in this sentence because our family came to an agreement with everybody of our dog's name.

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JM8
10/25/2012 9:56pm

The consensus of my family was to go out to eat. Consensus makes sence here because my family agreed to go out to dinner.

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jd8
10/25/2012 10:14pm

Our coaches came to a consensous about who would be voted MVP. Consensous makes sense on this sentence because our coaches made an agreement on who would get the award.

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HV8
10/25/2012 10:41pm

Yesterday, a consensus was made in student council about the next dress down day. This makes sense because the council made an general agreement about a day.

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IH6
10/25/2012 11:44pm

The consensus of the group was that the project was successful.
This sentence makes sense because the agreement of the group was that the project was successful.

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OA8
10/26/2012 3:44pm

It was consensus when my sister let me borrow her sweater. Consensus is used correctly in this sentence because my sister and i agreed to let me use her sweater.

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cw8
10/26/2012 5:59pm

In order to be the team captain, he had to have the consensus of his teammates.
Consensus works in this sentence because he needed the unanimus agreement of the team before he could become team captain.

*Sorry I got this up late.*

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DG8
10/31/2012 7:01pm

My friend Jack and I made a consensus about the food's taste. It makes sense because we made an agreement

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cm6
11/01/2012 4:21pm

The soccer team did not reach a consensus about what shirt to wear. This makes sense because the soccer team could not agree on what to wear.

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JT6
11/01/2012 5:24pm

The group came to a consensus that we should go to Vacarro's on Saterday night. Consensus makes sense in this sentence because the group came to a agreement on where they should go to eat.

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rd8
11/03/2012 1:03pm

Me and my brother came to a consences about who is washing the dishes tonight.

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RD8
11/03/2012 1:04pm

Me and my brother came to a consences about who is doing the dishes.

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OA8
11/03/2012 1:59pm

The community officials came to a consensus while picking Senator Fred as the new mayor. Consensus is used correctly in my sentence because the community officials agreed Senator Fred to be the new mayor.

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GK7
11/04/2012 8:08pm

After a long night of polling, the electoral college showed a consensus of the citizens, and Mitt Romney is the new president of the United States of America.

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MS6
11/05/2012 3:43pm

The F.B.I. investigators came to a consensus that stated that the subject was found not guilty. Consensus in this sentence makes sense because the investigators came to an agreement that the subject was not guilty.

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JH7
11/05/2012 3:55pm

The police came to a consensus that the suspect should be taken to court. This sentence makes sence because the police made a general agreement.

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lw7
11/06/2012 7:51am

we came to a consensus that I would be late for school

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JT7
11/11/2012 12:13pm

We eventually came to a consensus that the grass was indeed chartreuse. This makes sense because the people agree that the grass is a form of yellow known as chartreuse.

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NB6
11/14/2012 8:03pm

My sister and I came to a consensus you was going to use the computer first. Consensus makes sense in this sentence becuase
my sister and I agree that I would you the computer first.

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Mr. Fodor
11/14/2012 8:25pm

Check your spelling.

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