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Using a computer is so much quicker.
What type of soap do you use?
Using all his charm, he managed to persuade them.
Psychological tests are used for selection purposes.
Methane gas is used for heating and generating power.
I had to use a ski as a tent pole.
They used the recession as an excuse to get rid of workers.
You’ve used all the hot water again.
Most of that paint was used on the kitchen.
You know he’s just using you.
Liz has always used people for her own ends.
Don’t use language like that in front of your little brother.
McClaren used the same words to describe his feelings.
You both look as if you could use a drink.
Use your head: why would he say something like that if he was guilty?
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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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