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verb British English pronunciation: mete /miːt/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theymete
he/she/itmetes
present participlemeting
past tensemeted
past participlemeted

phrasal verb

mete out

[transitive] formal
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present tense
I/you/we/theymete out
he/she/itmetes out
present participlemeting out
past tensemeted out
past participlemeted out
to give a punishment to someone

The same treatment should be meted out to politicians who break the rules.

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major on (doing) sth

to have or do a lot of something; to focus on a particular thing

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