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to participate

to participate

/pɑɹˈtɪsəˌpeɪt/
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to become involved or take part in an event

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to date

to date

/ˈdeɪt/
verb
to go out with someone that you are having a romantic relationship with or may soon start to have one; to be in a romantic relationship with someone

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to stretch

to stretch

/ˈstɹɛtʃ/
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to make something longer, looser, or wider, especially by pulling it

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to estimate

to estimate

/ˈɛstəˌmeɪt/, /ˈɛstəmət/
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to guess the value, number, quantity, size, etc. of something without exact calculation

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to transfer

to transfer

/ˈtɹænsfɝ/, /tɹænsˈfɝ/
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to make a person or thing move from a place, situation, or person to another

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to benefit

to benefit

/ˈbɛnəfɪt/
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to get a profit or advantage from something

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to defeat

to defeat

/dɪˈfit/
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to win against someone in a war, game, contest, etc.

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to doubt

to doubt

/ˈdaʊt/
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to not feel certain about something; to think that something is not the case

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to type

to type

/ˈtaɪp/
verb
to write using a physical or digital keyboard
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Google: A Brief History If you type into Google's search engine the question "How does Google work?"s

Just type googinto Google's search engine to see how its stock is doing.

I type a lot.

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to pretend

to pretend

/pɹiˈtɛnd/
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to act in a specific way in order to make others believe that something is the case when actually it is not so

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to adopt

to adopt

/əˈdɑpt/
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to take someone's child into one's family and become their legal parent

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to clear

to clear

/ˈkɫɪɹ/
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to remove unwanted or unnecessary things from something or somewhere

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to dress

to dress

/ˈdɹɛs/
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to put clothes on oneself

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to dry

to dry

/ˈdɹaɪ/
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to take out the liquid from something in a way that it is not wet anymore

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to pursue

to pursue

/pɝˈsu/
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to follow or chase someone or something, particularly to catch them

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to activate

to activate

/ˈæktəˌveɪt/
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to make something such as a process, piece of equipment, etc. start working
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The signal activates a computer in the left arm that does what Jesse's brain tells it to do.

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to investigate

to investigate

/ˌɪnˈvɛstəˌɡeɪt/
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to try to find the truth about a crime, accident, etc. by carefully examining its facts
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Scientists are also investigating environmental causes.

But I decided to investigate. '

The FBI is reportedly now investigating if Cuomo's office gave false data to the Justice Department.

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to freeze

to freeze

/ˈfɹiz/
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to become hard or turn to ice because of reaching or going below 0° Celsius

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to elect

to elect

/ɪˈɫɛkt/
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to choose a person for a specific job, particularly a political one, by voting

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to crush

to crush

/ˈkɹəʃ/
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to forcibly push something against a surface until it breaks or is damaged or disfigured

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to smoke

to smoke

/ˈsmoʊk/
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to breathe in and out the smoke of a cigarette, pipe, etc.

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to respect

to respect

/ɹiˈspɛkt/, /ɹɪˈspɛkt/
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to admire someone or something because of their achievements, qualities, etc.

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to detect

to detect

/dɪˈtɛkt/
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to notice or discover something that is difficult to find
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These neurons have receptors that can detect a particular molecule.

If a machine can digitally detect odors, perhaps the reverse is possible.

No people can be detected.

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to warn

to warn

/ˈwɔɹn/
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to tell someone that something unpleasant or bad may happen

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to question

to question

/ˈkwɛstʃən/, /ˈkwɛʃən/
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to have or express uncertainty about something

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