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verb
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    to cause someone to move somewhere

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    to perform a particular action or series of actions

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    to need something

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    to reach out and get something, especially with your hand

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    to study a particular subject in school or college

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    to remove something

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      to steal something, or borrow it without the owner's permission

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    to get a picture or a measurement using a machine

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    to get control of something from an opponent

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    to get something from a book or collection of things

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    to use a particular type of transportation

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    to use a product regularly

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    to do or to have something

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    if a process takes, it is successful

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    American informal to cheat someone

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    British to have responsibility for a group of students

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