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Present participle for to support or keep in position
“The patient should use pillows, rolled towels, blankets, or large pieces of foam to prop his or her body into the prescribed head position for sleeping.”
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Present participle for to stand or lean something, someone or oneself against a wall or barrier
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“She caught hold of his arm and carefully dragged him up to prop him against the wall, grimacing at the dark stains on the dirty bandage wrapped round his wounds.”
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Present participle for to provide aid or assistance to
“I basically needed someone to prop me up while I was off chasing this crazy dream.”
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Present participle for to provide financial aid or support to
“He is thought to have nipped between Europe and Africa to avoid prosecution on similar charges of running a massive accounting fraud to prop up his ailing business.”
Verb
Present participle for to serve as a basis for
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