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(of a subject) To have intellectually pursued
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To have accepted
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(of a place or position) To have occupied
“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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To have picked one option over another
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To have derived from
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To have acquired something, usually over a period of time
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Past tense for to elevate to a higher place or position
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Past tense for to shorten (clothes or fabric)
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Past tense for 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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(intransitive) Past tense for to resume after a brief discontinuance
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(of a job or task) Past tense for to agree to take responsibility of
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Past tense for engage in
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Past tense for to take the first step into something
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Past tense for to begin, or go on, to consider next
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Past tense for to take, gather or pick up
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Latched onto
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(of an offer or proposal) Past tense for to answer in the affirmative
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Past tense for to devote effort to something
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Past tense for make or become shorter
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Past tense for to hold or engage the attention of
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Past tense for to accept something willingly or gladly
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(major in) Past tense for to concentrate on a particular area of study
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Past tense for to spend or use up (a period of time)
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(turn to) Past tense for to start doing or becoming involved with
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Past tense for gain as possession from someone's death
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Past tense for to become or cause to become a member
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Past tense for take an interest in
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Past tense for to conduct or devote oneself to
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Past tense for to commence or continue a given task
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Past tense for to seize an opportunity or circumstance
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Past tense for air out; make known
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Past tense for to hold exclusive control of a market or supply
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Past tense for to use, empty or drain completely
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Past tense for have recourse to
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Past tense for to represent or deal with in a particular way, in writing or speaking
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Past tense for to buy or procure by payment
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Past tense for to make use of
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Past tense for to satisfy or fulfill (a want, requirement, or need)
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Past tense for to have a clear idea or understanding of
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Past tense for to accept as satisfactory or conforming to the required standards or rules
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