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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theysubscribe to
he/she/itsubscribes to
present participlesubscribing to
past tensesubscribed to
past participlesubscribed to
  1. subscribe to something to agree with an idea

    Weir subscribes to the view that children benefit from being independent.

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kabaddi

a game in which two teams of seven players take turns to chase and try to touch players on the opposing team

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a response to a scathing comment or unpleasant situation

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