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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of behoove.

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Examples

  • But when dealing with a transcription and Romanicization of a language that you are unfamiliar with, surely it behooves yeah, I said "behooves" and I wasn't calling you "Shirley" the person preparing the document to check with someone who is familiar with the that language.

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  • But when dealing with a transcription and Romanicization of a language that you are unfamiliar with, surely it behooves yeah, I said "behooves" and I wasn't calling you "Shirley" the person preparing the document to check with someone who is familiar with the that language.

    speling iz imporetunt

  • I think it "behooves" the IOC to prove that this relay route is NOT a political stunt by China when they know damn well what the situation is!

    IHT: Taiwan Refuses Olympic Torch

  • As I prepare to embark upon that perilous -- and perilously rare -- adventure called the "book tour," Gentle Reader, I think it behooves us both to be reminded of our obligation to one another.

    Melanie Benjamin: Ms. Benjamin's Guide to Etiquette for the Polite Reader (and Author)

  • Overall, I think it behooves all hunters to try to reduce their scent (foot trails, body odor, etc) as much as possible.

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  • Second, as with business habitats, it behooves America to viscerally understand, without judgment, the truth and social reality that is the heart and mind of a Muslim.

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  • Second, as with business habitats, it behooves America to viscerally understand, without judgment, the truth and social reality that is the heart and mind of a Muslim.

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  • As I prepare to embark upon that perilous -- and perilously rare -- adventure called the "book tour," Gentle Reader, I think it behooves us both to be reminded of our obligation to one another.

    Melanie Benjamin: Ms. Benjamin's Guide to Etiquette for the Polite Reader (and Author)

  • Second, as with business habitats, it behooves America to viscerally understand, without judgment, the truth and social reality that is the heart and mind of a Muslim.

    sorry seems to be the hardest word...

  • Second, as with business habitats, it behooves America to viscerally understand, without judgment, the truth and social reality that is the heart and mind of a Muslim.

    sorry seems to be the hardest word...

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  • It behooves us not to use archaic expressions.

    February 2, 2008