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


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  • The irony implied in the title undergoes a Los Angeles makeover.

  • In Norse mythology, Odin undergoes the trial of nine days hanging on an ash tree.

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  • And the recovery and convalescence that she undergoes is an exemplary instance of what doctors nowadays call ‘pacing’, a minutely slow return to activity that is alive to the dangers of overstimulation.

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  • Knowing that this or that part of the brain undergoes neural activity if someone is, say, nervous, doesn't tell anything about the structure of the nervous thought.

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  • The change which Alroy undergoes is carefully wrought by Disraeli.

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  • The first 30 months of life is the period when a child’s brain undergoes its most critical stages of evolution … Together we can help to make your child the next Baby Prodigy!

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  • Wagnerienne who, with unhinged will, "undergoes" the performance of "Tristan and Isolde" -- what all these enjoy, and strive with mysterious ardour to drink in, is the philtre of the great Circe

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  • These are questions whose answers depend greatly on how English-speakers—native and adoptive—put the language to use as it undergoes its present transformation.

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  • As new platforms and devices emerge, how we use and relate to media undergoes a process of transformation and reinvention.


  • Peter Jackson undergoes surgery; production on The Hobbit delayed

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