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To hit a part of your body against something

bang

verb

to knock a part of your body against something when you are moving, especially because you are not looking where you are going

bump

verb

to accidentally hit part of your body against something, making it hurt

catch

verb

to hit part of your body on something by accident

crack

verb

to accidentally hit a part of your body against something with a lot of force

stub

verb

to hit your toe against something accidentally in a hard and painful way

trip

verb

to hit your foot on something and fall down

walk into

to accidentally hit a part of your body against something when you are walking

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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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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