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

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Examples

  • Ms. Palazzo repeatedly wondered aloud at what Mr. Lally meant by the word tasked, finally trying to respond when he directly asked her "what is it you did for Mr. Pellicano."

    Allison Hope Weiner: Pellicano Trial: Employees Sleeping Around and Forgetting Everything

  • At the beginning of the second Palestinian intifada in 2000 Mitchell was appointed to head a committee bearing his name tasked with finding ways of ending violence between Israelis and Palestinians.

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  • I recently made a "New Smart Folder" in 1Password tasked with finding any site where my password is "pa$$word," and have been browsing the results.

    The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW)

  • He repeatedly asked Ms. Palazzo what she'd been "tasked" with doing while working for Mr. Pellicano from 1995-1999 and then again from 2000 to 2001.

    Allison Hope Weiner: Pellicano Trial: Employees Sleeping Around and Forgetting Everything

  • But even once she got the whole "tasked" thing, Ms. Palazzo tended not to remember anything except that she had a relationship with defendant Ray Turner, that 98% of it was physical and that, they "messed around in the closet."

    Allison Hope Weiner: Pellicano Trial: Employees Sleeping Around and Forgetting Everything

  • MADDEN: I tend to be a realist on this, having been one of the staffers that is kind of tasked with helping out with surrogates.

    CNN Transcript Apr 1, 2008

  • According to Justice Department documents describing KSM's interrogation, he "tasked" a former resident of Baltimore named Majid Khan to "move forward" on Khan's plan to destroy several U.S. gas stations by "simultaneously detonating explosives in the stations 'underground storage tanks."

    Al Qaeda In America: The Enemy Within

  • I can't think of a better way to guarantee that Wilson's trip would end up all over the media, promoted by Wilson himself, than the way in which he was "tasked" for it.

    It's Always the Cover-Up (UPDATED)

  • General Taguba, following his orders, concentrates instead on the activities of the military police, hapless amateurs who were "tasked" to "set physical and mental conditions for favorable interrogation of witnesses" and whose work, thanks to digital photography, has now been displayed so vividly to the citizens of the world.

    Torture and Truth

  • What I did write was that Blitzer claims that everything Israel "tasked" Pollard to steal was needed for the security of the Jewish State.

    'Territory of Lies'

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