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

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Examples

  • II. ii.212 (150,2) tended her i 'the eyes] Perhaps _tended her_ by th'

    Notes to Shakespeare, Volume III: The Tragedies

  • Marketers who had heralded the arrival of the "metrosexual" last decade found the term tended to pigeonhole their products with a relatively narrow segment of upscale, fashion-conscious men.

    Gawker

  • When the development among the nations of Europe, however, has been completed, ambition, and ruthlessness, having served its term tended to overstep its mark.

    Commonwealth Club Address

  • On his teams, first Young Justice and then a reconstituted Teen Titans, Tim's Robin tended to be straight man.

    Robin Changes His Sense of Humor

  • LEIBY (8/31/04): Sen. John McCain tended to his political base Sunday night: the entire national media.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • “In the 18th century folks writing in English tended to capitalize nouns more or less at will; the convention of only capitalizing proper nouns did not really take hold untill the early 19th century.”

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Create a Constitutional Theory Out of This

  • In the 18th century folks writing in English tended to capitalize nouns more or less at will; the convention of only capitalizing proper nouns did not really take hold untill the early 19th century.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Create a Constitutional Theory Out of This

  • I will not leave comments in tended for Laura on other people's blogs.

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  • Work started around 7:30, panicky phone calls tended to start around 7:29.

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  • The Beatles, who recorded their singles and their album tracks as wholly separate entities though their US label tended to mess up their scheme were very much anomalies in the couple-of-hits-plus-filler milieu, and when Led Zeppelin, for whatever reason, refused to allow “Stairway to Heaven” to go out as a 45 — a few white-label promos were pressed, but no store stock — radio stations treated it as a hit single anyway.

    dustbury.com » Get back to where we once belonged

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