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


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  • Although it was a radical departure from Vuitton's fetishist wares of last season, spring-summer's polite wardrobe was nothing terribly new: The label served up similarly retro ladylike styles just a couple of seasons ago, though this time around they felt lighter and more youthful than those heavy tweeds.

    The Seattle Times

  • The label served up the dresses in chiffon printed with mosaics of what appeared to be Rio cityscapes, drained of the city's trademark saturated colors.

    The Seattle Times

  • We had AVP: Requiem (which was horrible and the requiem-bit in the title served absolutely no purpose), Wolverine: Origins (which kinda fit, but they still could have named it just Wolverine) and now Tron: Legacy. starscream9289

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  • And then we also have the memorandum signed by David Chu requesting a legislative proposal be drafted that would reduce the term served by the service chiefs from four years to two-year renewable terms.

    CNN Transcript Feb 13, 2003

  • But it was not allowed, and an event which happened early in the term served to revive all the old animosities between the two head classes.

    The Fifth Form at Saint Dominic's A School Story

  • I hear what he's saying but the phrase served its purpose back in the day.

    Boing Boing

  • Plainly put, 23 years is more than long enough, though it would be nearly a decade less than the term served by Warren Matthews, the man that Christen is replacing. Chronicle

  • Bona Drag, was delayed and eventually cancelled, although the title served for a formidable hits and b-side compilation.

    NME.COM - News

  • We all voted for Hoover; he was a Republican and foe he got one term served out we was about on starvation.

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  • Perhaps now, with Senator Ted Stevens’ unequivocal corruption fresh in mind, we voters can prod our legislators to enact limits to the term served and return our nation to the citizen-legislator concept of the Founding Fathers.

    Stevens Makes Term Limits Look Good Again


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