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To use something, or to be used



to reuse something for a different purpose from the one that was originally intended



go towards

to be used to help to pay for something

bring in

to use the skills of a particular group or person

fall back on

to use or do something else after other things have failed

draw on

to use something that you have gradually gained or saved

pour into

to give a lot of effort, money, or help to someone or something

base on

to use particular ideas or facts to make a decision, do a calculation, or develop a theory



to start using a particular way of speaking, thinking, or behaving that is not the one you usually use



to get a benefit for yourself from something that is available to you

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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old and in bad condition, or no longer effective

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dead white (European) male

a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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