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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of preface.


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  • Although you will often see his name prefaced with "dissident cleric," that does a great disservice to his more appropriate title, grand ayatollah - the highest rank achievable by Shia Muslim scholars - and the decades upon decades of study, thought, research, teaching and writing required to earn it.


  • The people receiving the calls prefaced by * 721 are relatives of inmates, who then use the long-distance service, Trosper said. Homepage

  • Let me know if you want your name prefaced with the word "Lady".

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  • BK: As you were telling your story, you prefaced, which is a thing you often do, and I was curious –when did you begin doing it or notice that you did it?

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  • Its kind of prefaced with an argument or a conflict or a relationship breakdown, the kind of things that make me fantasize about having been born normal even more.

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  • So Dana, those two Democratic holdout yes votes ensure the bill will indeed advance to the floor debate even though both of them kind of prefaced (ph) it by saying I may be in favor now, I may not necessarily be later?

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  • Use hashtags, labels prefaced by '#’ that link your comment to an ongoing event or dialogues.

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  • She kind of prefaced the conversation by leading me to believe she was going somewhere else. "

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  • I guess should have prefaced my interest in films that challenge the viewer.

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  • Frona prefaced her argument to the meeting with a pithy discourse on the sacredness of human life, the weaknesses and dangers of circumstantial evidence, and the rights of the accused wherever doubt arose.

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