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


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  • That her name reached Rome and be called Blessed, undid me; it was the very hand of God that took the hammer and anvil to break me.


  • While I was browsing my National Geographic, the title reached out and punched me in the snout.

    I'm too young to be this old

  • WHEN STEVE BRODIE dived from the Brooklyn Bridge in 1886, his name reached into a wretched Negro cabin in Galveston, Texas, and so stirred a ragged Negro boy of twelve that he made up his mind to go to New York and meet Brodie in person.

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  • The citizens of Tours spoke of him as "an eccentric," but he was greatly annoyed when the term reached his ears, for, good Gascon that he was, and proud of himself, body and mind, he felt that it was singularly humiliating to be treated with so little respect.

    Honore de Balzac

  • The title reached national prominence through Looney Tunes.


  • In addition, the title reached an estimated 20.5 million home entertainment units net shipped worldwide through the end of the third quarter.

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  • dbernstein: One thing about Romney: In all these years of reporting on him I've never had to use the phrase "reached for her genitals."

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  • Khan’s most outspoken comments were reserved for the country’s Urdu press, where his word reached the vast majority of Pakistan’s 170 million people.


  • So I'm gently handlining the now-doubly-tired fish, which again reached the net ... and the hook pulls out.

    Lost at the Net

  • The only way any compromise could have been reached is if the congressmen didn't read the bill in the first place.

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