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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of tend.


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  • | Reply | Permalink eorockwell, assuming you're seeking an answer - the label tends to be applied as a matter of action and behavior rather than as an extension of one's support of a candidacy.

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  • The whole concept of an "army" as in the title tends to reinforce that.

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  • Rather, the term tends to function (not always, but very often) as a cheap smear, or at best as an entirely unsupported inference that any X (Jew, homosexual, Asians) who might find flaws in common attributes of fellow Xs must surely exhibit the psychological profile that Eric describes.

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  • The lingo tends to be concrete and calls for mostly very common words so-called high-frequency vocabulary.

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  • From this period, however, the title tends to sink in comparative importance.

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  • Again, even many of my undergraduates can tell me that "race is a social construction", but this -- for lack of a better term -- reification (fetishisation?) of the term tends to obscure more than it illuminates.

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  • In business, the term tends to be "online collaboration," which suggests complex jobs getting done more efficiently by teams of people wherever they are located.

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  • The aesthetic of the label tends to stem from what french girls typically wear on the street, which is the idea of throwing together a look from your bedroom floor.

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  • The label tends not to appear in renderings of teenagers who happen to be minorities, or poor, or who have never won a spelling bee.

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  • This term tends to be used by people who have almost no understanding of the proper techniques to manage a currency--the "link to" gold--and instead have a sort of superstitious faith that a pile of brainless metal will somehow manage their currency for them.

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