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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Then she spake no more as at that time, for she was
to displease him.
They dropped in one by one, seeming
to step up to the task.
The trouble now is that bankers are
to lend at all.
Gulf governments say they are aware of the problem but are
to interfere in the private sector.
But they were
at first to let reporters see for themselves.
to insist that fuel prices be increased and bureaucracies slimmed even at the best of times.
Yet, with their two ministers who are
to resign, they have voted to go on supporting the government.
The government is
to admit how many people are dying while it remains slow to provide drugs to keep the infected alive.
to admit that they bought a house that was over-valued.
Decision-makers, whether in business or politics, were
to hand over their power to a computer.
British Dictionary definitions for
usually foll by to
) reluctant or unwilling
(in the sense: hostile); related to Old Norse
a variant spelling of
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