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"I'll give it to you straight, Benson. We don't think you're maximizing your potential."
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"Well, this must be as big as I'm supposed to get."
'I know its access is limited, but its got potential.'
"And it's close to the subway."
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"I was just like you, then I hired a life coach. Now look at me!"
'Your son will never reach his full potential as an artist without some gut wrenching angst.'
"I like it - it's wonderfully editable."
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"Obama has the potential to get a whole new generation disillusioned."
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"If you ask me, the fire has the most potential, but it's the smoke that has people talking."
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"This is the grand ballroom. I think it has a lot of potential."
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Ug was to regret not seeing the potential of his new discovery
STRIP *Bloomerbery Money * Professional fund manager
A tube of toothpaste doesn't reach its full potential until in the hands of a baby.
'You're not living up to your potential!'
'Well, yes I can see there's definitely potential for growth.'
'When you perform the surgery, please don't remove any of my untapped potential.'
"And right in front of where you'll be standing will be your breakfast nook."
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"All my children have the potential I never could afford."
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"Cindy, this is Steve - he's got a lot of potential, but he needs a little work."
'If only we could harness all that laziness.'
'You have potential, but you need to lose some weight.'
"Dad, the dean has gone over your financial statement, and he doesn't think you're working up to your full potential."
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"You've solved 1 problem by creating 10 problems, you certainly are executive material"