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- v. Present participle of polish off.
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Why do you do things like open a box of minidoughnuts on your way back from the supermarket, swearing you’ll eat just one, and then end up polishing off the entire box by the time you pull into your driveway?
By high school kids should be actively applying their sharpened higherlanguage functions, making use of verbal ability as a precision tool for making sense of abstract and technical concepts, for polishing off a second language, and for lucid and eloquent writing.
Even though I can't see him, I know he's there, tucked behind the bushes in his blue-and-white squad car, trolling for speeders and polishing off a bag of Dressen's doughnuts.