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  • v. Used other than as an idiom: see make,‎ it.
  • v. to reach a place.
  • v. to survive, to live through something
  • v. to become famous and successful
  • v. to have sexual intercourse

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  • v. continue in existence after (an adversity, etc.)
  • v. succeed in a big way; get to the top
  • v. go successfully through a test or a selection process


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