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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of invent.

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Examples

  • Sometimes, I suspect my brain invents problems so it will have something to whine about.

    Auctorial inadequacy, the ongoing saga.

  • John McCain invents time machine! tags kanye west meme livejournal via ljapp

    John McCain invents time machine!

  • Or does it have to wait until McCain invents a response? —

    Maliki Backs Obama’s Troop Withdrawal Plan - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • No wonder there is a tension here: Watin invents theories for the practices that form his livelihood; Mauclerc applies practices to the ideas he has encountered.

    The Creation of Color in Eighteenth-Century Europe

  • That tells us quite a bit, I think, about the real Richard Kotoshirodo, as distinguished from the monster that Malkin invents in her book.

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  • Another Lebanese "invents"--that is how An-Nahar always describes it--a cure for cancer: "THE Lebanese pathologist whose work at two hospitals is undergoing two separate inquiries, also misdiagnosed a cancer patient in the care of a third hospital.

    Thursday, January 31, 2008

  • He assures the minority that he will have their well being in mind when he "invents" policy (we are unsure if this is a Freudian slip or just a Bushism).

    November 8, 2006

  • There's a scene in which Alex Drake 'invents' speed dating, another where the main characters perform an '83 pop smash.

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  • Until somebody "invents" black light, transparent or 3D UI's will never progress beyond the rather excellent Star Wars interpretation. it is a personal bug bear of mine to shout at TV programmes and Films when they decide to add their own black to projected UI's, when in reality black can only ever come from what is directly behind the projection, therefore bright room = no black and a very confusing image.

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  • It is a well-structured enough tale, featuring some good characters, although I don't know if I was a big fan of the character who "invents" the Stagger Lee song, who is involved in a tragic romance in the book.

    Comics Should Be Good! @ Comic Book Resources

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