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  • verb Present participle of alphabetise.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Oh, I'm sure the alphabetising thing is deliberate.

    While I'm being grumpy

  • And as for your alphabetising function: what if they add extra letters to the alphabet?

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • And as for your alphabetising function: what if they add extra letters to the alphabet?

    And what if the sun went nova? What THEN?

  • Were these three clips just a "Here's something to look at if you are finished alphabetising your spice rack," or was there something you were trying to say with it that was more than the sum of its parts?

    Posthuman Blues

  • For a lot of guys, this involved tasks such as listing album tracks in the correct order or alphabetising the names of football teams; Ray was probably the first to enhance his sexual longevity by trying to remember, in order, the names of all twenty levels of Manic Miner.

    A Big Boy Did It and Ran Away

  • Explain to me why washing up, hoovering, alphabetising my books seem really dull when I have nothing to do but when I have a deadline, they seem like the most exciting activities available.

    Bad Language

  • Explain to me why washing up, hoovering, alphabetising my books seem really dull when I have nothing to do but when I have a deadline, they seem like the most exciting activities available.

    Bad Language

  • Once Ed had finished alphabetising a decade's worth of business cards for me, booked reservations at the Ivy (posing as my PA) and spent an afternoon scouring London for a Tintin desk diary (A5, Ed, not A4 - back out you go, my boy), a co-worker took him home to clean out her bins.

    Telegraph.co.uk: news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • Now's the time to creatively visualise virtuous pre-apocalyptic tasks such as vacuuming books, alphabetising lingerie and re-grouting ex-partners.

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • Now's the time to creatively visualise virtuous pre-apocalyptic tasks such as vacuuming books, alphabetising lingerie and re-grouting ex-partners.

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

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