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verb
  1. 3
    to put your foot on or in something by accident

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  2. 7
    to behave in a particular way

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  3. 8
    to be a particular height

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  4. 13
    if a liquid stands, it is still and does not flow

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  5. 15
    to perform a particular job or service

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  6. 16
    informal old-fashioned to buy something for someone, especially food or drink

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  7. 17
    British to run in an election

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creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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sandwich woman

a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career

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