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To elevate to a higher place or position
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To occupy a space or location
“What mattered to her wasn't the numbers themselves, but their ability to take up the space in her mind that Kate occupied.”
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Begin or start again
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To shorten (clothes or fabric)
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To absorb water or a liquid
“Firstly, it is more difficult for roots to take up water that contains salt, so the plant dies through lack of water.”
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(of a subject) To have chosen to intellectually pursue
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Engage in
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To take the first step into something
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To begin, or go on, to consider next
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To take, gather or pick up
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To accept something willingly or gladly
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Latch onto
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(of an offer or proposal) To answer in the affirmative
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To devote effort to something
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Make or become shorter
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To pick one option over another
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(major in) To concentrate on a particular area of study
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To derive from
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To spend or use up (a period of time)
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(turn to) To start doing or becoming involved with
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Gain as possession from someone's death
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To become or cause to become a member
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To conduct or devote oneself to
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To commence or continue a given task
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To seize an opportunity or circumstance
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To dig up (plants or root vegetables)
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Air out; make known
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To come to have gradually, or to gain knowledge in
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To use, empty or drain completely
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Have recourse to
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To represent or deal with in a particular way, in writing or speaking
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To buy or procure by payment
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To satisfy or fulfill (a want, requirement, or need)
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To have a clear idea or understanding of
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