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- v. To earn (money)
- v. To make clearer or better understood
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- v. make understandable and clear
- v. earn as a salary or wage
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And you are to be drug- and alcohol-free, bring home good grades, and do whatever Mommy asks you to do with a smile on your face!
“And bring home that class catalog when you come for Christmas,” Mrs. Lockheart continued.
The eminent benefit of astronomy is the better navigation it creates to enable the fruit-ships to bring home their lemons and wine to the London grocer.
Almost against her will she un stoppered it, and the fragrant, fresh smell of the English countryside stole through the room, coupled with a scent almost bitter-sweet, but faintly haunting, so in tune with her emotions that she could only marvel at the perfume blender's ability to correctly judge her mood and transform it into this perfume which would always bring home to her the senselessness of unwanted love.
• “Boys in the U.S. bring home 70 percent of poor or failing grades and receive the bulk of school suspensions,” adds Voice of America.2
Philosophy would bring home its stores to the lone-man.
He used to bring home oddities he found roadside, limp houseplants whose containers have burst, with their naked veiny roots dangling, or clothes left clinging on the paloverde trees and yucca spines, or money or scratched cassette tapes, occasionally animals.
Sometimes, at day's end, the cook at the buffet-style restaurant let Rasheed bring home a few leftovers-as long as he was discreet about it-cold meatballs sloshing in oil; fried chicken wings, the crust gone hard and dry; stuffed pasta shells turned chewy; stiff, gravelly rice.
Perhaps Bonnie would have more than souvenirs to bring home to her friends at Elm Creek Manor.
The sanitary movement in England gener - ated the “Health and Town Association,” which took as a goal “to bring home to the poorest ... the simple blessings which ignorance and negligence have long combined to limit or spoil: Air, Water, Light.”