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  • n. battles in World War II in the Pacific (November 1943); United States Marines took the islands from the Japanese after bitter fighting

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Examples

  • "_You_ needn't laugh," he said to Katie, "for you've seen her makin 'pieces out of silk, an' what's the difference between _makin 'pieces_ an' _peacemakin'_?"

    Dorothy Dainty's Gay Times

  • I dont even know what its called makin love in the early morn or some crap like that, ish.

    turn around, bright eyes

  • Deed then it's a fact, that Nature was ow'r scrimping in makin 'him; she hadna stuff to spare.

    Stuart of Dunleath: A Story of Modern Times

  • This is what I call makin 'a mistake that is all right, bein' good and bad at the same time. "

    Mitch Miller

  • I guess Bart don't get much rest durin 'makin'-over spells.

    Flood Tide

  • Maka makin jelas bahawa bukan sahaja sisa kekuatan politik Melayu yang ada ini mahu dikuburkan malah sejarahnya juga mahu dinafikan.

    SARA - Southeast Asian RSS Aggregator

  • "'I expec', 'says he,' that they're jus 'makin'-believe -- as we are.

    Rudder Grange

  • 'Ere I am, old, younger men takin' my place, my clothes gettin 'shabbier an' shabbier, an 'makin' it 'arder every day to get

    THE CARTER AND THE CARPENTER

  • There was my mar, she was enough, a-bangin 'the kids about an' makin 'the ole man mis'rable when' e come 'ome, w'ich was seldom, I grant.

    A MAN AND THE ABYSS

  • There ain't goin 'to be any runnin' out an 'makin' a poison play on the street -- not with all them jools reposin 'under the pillow.

    JUST MEAT

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