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These rollers have a variety of manufacturing uses.
This is not the best use of your talents.
I kept hoping to find a use for it.
We can have the use of the hall every Thursday.
The pool was built for the exclusive use of residents.
Can I be of any use?
This information may be of use to him.
I know you don’t like him, but he has his uses.
The new owners may decide they have no use for the present management.
It’s no use. We’ll never get there on time.
It’s no use asking me. I don’t know.
Why doesn’t she make use of her singing talent?
Michael makes good use of his opportunities.
She realized there was no use arguing with him.
What’s the use? We’re sure to lose anyway.
What’s the use of complaining?
This is the American English definition of use. View British English definition of use.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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