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  • v. To establish a connection with something, especially in order to take advantage of something
  • v. To access a resource or object.


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  • If you are willing to tap into your hardfought, hard-bought retirement money, even if only for an emergency, chances are better than 50% that one or several times during your 45 working years you will find a reason to use the money.


  • CHANNELING: A medium is a person who can tap into the spirit world and receive messages.


  • The Pakistani Taliban is a sizable organization and with the Pakistani diaspora out there, they could tap into that. Main RSS Feed

  • By the time that was accomplished, the rest of Henderson's preparations should be in place to tap into the reserves the Society had left.


  • Who taught them not how to bust safes or short-wire alarm circuits or tap into computer data banks, but how to change truck tires at high speed.

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  • But Hamilton understood that only through the liberation of capital from local landed interests could America tap into its most powerful resource-namely the energy and enterprise of the American people.

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  • One of the analysts explained that Iraq was just one of a long series of jihads that al-Qaeda had exploited in the past, such as the Afghan war against the Soviets, and this one had come along “at exactly the right time for al-Qaeda,” allowing it to tap into a whole new generation of supporters, including Iraqis.

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  • The time to tap into women's potential is now, says Bachelet.

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  • But Mrs. DiNunzio had gotten up from the table and was already at the sink, running water from the tap into a clear Pyrex bowl.

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  • I am able to tap into the God-force within, and most of the time I receive specific information with a high degree of accuracy.



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