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preposition
  1. 1
    if one person or thing is with another or does something with them, they are together or they do it together

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  2. 3
    having or holding something
    1. a.
      used for saying what possessions, qualities, or features someone or something has

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    2. b.
      used for saying what someone is holding or carrying

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  3. 4
    used for saying what is used for doing something

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  4. 5
    used for saying what person or thing you have a particular feeling toward

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  5. 6
    what causes a particular reaction or state
    1. a.
      used for saying what feeling causes someone to react in a particular way

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    2. b.
      used for saying what causes someone or something to be in a particular state

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  6. 8
    in a particular way
    1. a.
      used for saying the qualities that someone shows or the feelings that they have when they do something

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    2. b.
      used for saying what sound or expression someone or something makes when they do something

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    3. d.
      used for saying how something starts, continues, or ends

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  7. 10
    while a particular situation exists
  8. 11
    used for saying what is in or on something, for example what fills or covers it

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  9. 13
    happening, developing, or changing because of something
    1. a.
      developing or improving as a result of something

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    2. b.
      changing as time passes

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    3. c.
      used for saying what event makes something possible

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  10. 14
    used for saying what a particular action or problem is related to

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  11. 16
    used for saying what people, countries, etc. someone behaves toward in a particular way

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a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

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