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  • n. Plural form of prompt.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of prompt.


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  • It could be a nice ego boost when a search of your name prompts the autocomplete "Janice Roberts single" from potential admirers, no?

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  • One commenter, with the surname Finger, says she's had to do early damage control when she's gone in for job interviews since a search of her name prompts association with adult content.

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  • It assumes, of course, that the students are already well “trained” in conventional drilling, and will respond quickly to prompts from the teacher.

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  • In the speech business, the things the system says are called the prompts.

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  • The installer looks for the device forever, the reset never again prompts any response, nothing every happens.

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  • Wonder if this call prompts an investigation into Walker's actual ties to the Koch Brothers and their friends; just the suggestion of impropriety here should make journalists, if not the state attorney general's office, dig in the weeds. Top headlines

  • He said the choice of an XYZ VM 3500 CNC/manual bed mill was based on the ease with which its Prototrak CNC could be programmed simply by following plain English prompts, and being able to use the Traking facility to manually wind the machine through the entire program to check for problems before beginning the machining process.

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  • The name prompts strangers to break into laughter or song.

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  • But a promise of fairness in a fourth term prompts awkward questions about unfairness in the preceding three.

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  • The call prompts the user by telling them the session fee details for their location.

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