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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of repossess.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • We have already had are 2001 Ford repossessed from the bank, and are now down to a 83 buick that is rusted from front to back and the heater don't work, and tire tax is due in November.

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  • If Ke$ha got the dollar sign in her name repossessed, because she couldn't make the payments anymore, she would look just like Nadeea.

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  • Homes that are actually being repossessed, that is now the biggest part of the equation.

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  • Out the window of the crche dining room, they saw the procession of what Sarah called the "repossessed," mainly Africans, but some whites, and their nationality not so obvious as they had been given Catteni cover-alls.

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  • Yes, they had heard Monsorlit use the expression'repossessed 'often.

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  • 'I mean, the other girls in the sanitarium were called "repossessed" and some of the technicians too.'

    Restoree

  • A butcher "repossessed" $600 worth of prime steak and sausages from a restaurant in Germany.

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  • How do those who "repossessed" all those houses think they can resell them at a profit?

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  • Saying that the Soviet Union "repossessed" the Baltic states in the secret Hitler-Stalin pact in 1939 would strike most people there as a glaring misreading of history.

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  • The NAR also acknowledged that "distressed sales" which include foreclosure sales, sales of "repossessed" homes (i.e. "walk-aways") and "short sales" accounted for just 29% of all sales in its latest report (similar to numbers reported for most of this year).

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  • JM must pay his exorcist so he doesn’t get repossessed.

    May 25, 2011