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  • v. cause be distributed
  • v. cause to become widely known


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  • She leaned over the map, using a piece of charcoal to sketch in some of the nearby mountains she had just traveled through, and showed. them a lowland pass around several.

    Men Don't Leave Me

  • General Lee's aim was to pass around the right flank of his adversary, and bring him to battle; and, although the promptness of General Meade's movements defeated the last-named object nearly completely, the manoeuvres of the two armies form a highly-interesting study.

    A Life of Gen Robert E Lee

  • Many of the detached invidents and facts of our daily life pass around and over her unobserved; but she has enough detailed acquaintance with the world to keep her view of it from being essentially defective.

    The Story of My Life

  • Serve in bowls and pass around a chilled bottle of pepper-flavored vodka.

    The Swell Dressed Party

  • Along this line he had constructed some slight works during the night, and at daylight on the 24th, I moved the Sixth and Nineteenth corps through Mt. Jackson to attack him, sending Powell's division to pass around his left flank, toward Timberville, and Devin's brigade across the North Fork, to move along the base of Peaked Ridge and attack his right.

    She Makes Her Mouth Small & Round & Other Stories

  • On a project as complex as Charlie’s Angels, I would pass around a “pre-pre” call sheet to crew members early in the morning so that any equipment orders, scheduling issues or shooting details are handled as soon as possible.

    The Movie Business Book, Third Edition


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