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verb
  1. 1
    used before another verb for forming a question or a negative

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  2. 3
    used for emphasis
    1. a.
      used for emphasizing the meaning of a positive statement

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    2. b.
      used when you are politely trying to persuade someone to do something

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  3. 8
    British to study a subject

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  4. 9
    informal to spend an amount of time doing something

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  5. 12
    move a particular distance or at a particular speed
  6. 15
    British informal to cheat someone

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  7. 16
    informal to use illegal drugs

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