Definitions

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  • v. To happen, to occur.

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  • v. come to pass

Etymologies

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Examples

  • This teaching should take place at severallevels: one or two courses or units during elementary school, one in middle school, and twice in high school.

    A Mind at a Time

  • One of the ways to succeed in doing yoga with a mobile baby is not to think that the poses need to take place on a two-by-three-foot blanket.

    Itsy Bitsy Yoga

  • Immediately people from the UFC started calling and saying that the right thing to do would be to cancel the fight with Matyushenko, which was to take place on September 28.

    This is Gonna Hurt

  • Bundys withdrawal just three hours before that event was to take place had embarrassed his academic supporters, and when he returned, he acted to fulfill his commitment to debate the warin the full knowledge that he was going against LBJs wishes.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office

  • Nominally, enjoyment of the privileges of citizenship is independent of creed, but in Reuss-Greiz religious exercises can take place only by express permission.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • “I could light the gas,” she says, glancing first at the box of wooden matches on the windowsill and then at the long-toothed expression of the wall heater, as if combustion might take place before her eyes.

    Some Fun

  • In practice, failing the consent of the superior-general of both the orders in question, these migrations take place only with the authorization of the Holy See.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Relapses take place because the patients persuade themselves that for this once they need a dose of their favourite remedy.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Prophecy may take place even when the senses are suspended in ecstasy, but this in mystical terminology is called rapture.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Alternatively, some core testing could take place and then students could chooseone or several areas of strength that they would also like to be evaluated on.

    A Mind at a Time

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