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  • n. Plural form of bode.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of bode.


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  • I am sure that the prospective title bodes well for the future work!

    working title

  • Donadio concludes, “You might say that all this conflict about infringements — both real and perceived — on free expression bodes well for free expression.”

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  • It's a phrase which bodes ill for anyone wanting to write and maintain a functional relationship with their nearest and dearest. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • It does address issues. and particularly at executive levels, they really do get the fact that the issue of reports and the ability to get information from reports and the relative high cost and investment that companies have to make in IT in order to accommodate customers' quest for information, all kind of bodes well for the repositioning of the solution and the repositioning of the message as well.

  • When you walk up to the door of a restaurant and it is opened by a smiling member of staff who offers the above greeting, it kind of bodes well for the rest of the evening.

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  • Most stuff we're seeing in China right now is that there is a commitment by the government to really tried to strengthen the cable MSOs to be an alternative broadband access service provider to the major telcos so that kind of bodes well for what we are doing there.

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  • By any standard, this bodes well for interreligious relations.

    American Grace

  • And this bodes well for the long and happy life of Clusterflock. walt on

    by way of explanation | clusterflock

  • The defection bodes badly not only for yet another acting family boss, Persico's cousin Andrew Andy Mush Russo, but also for another Colombo mobster with very close ties to the Persico clan.

    Jerry Capeci: Turncoat Capo Fingers Persico Family Crony In Mob War Rubout

  • This reviving demand bodes well for 2011, because businesses could take it as a signal to stock their shelves and hire workers.

    Economy Picks Up Steam, Output Returns to '07 Level


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