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


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  • What McCain understands is that with Iraq, Al-Qaeda didn't operate there either until Bush had his way.

    Obama: McCain is 'losing his bearings'

  • From the beginning, the band has written music with a positive view without downplaying the hardships in life, which is a vision the label understands and supports.


  • Perhaps it's better that you live in T. O (which of course the rest of Canada understands is the centre of the universe).

    the welcoming committee

  • At least Palin understands that the founders of the constitution wanted Limited Federal Power.

    Reid takes dig at Palin in reelection launch

  • The good news is that ultimately, anyone with a peanut for a brain understands that what is wrong with America can be aptly demonstrated in a short viewing of this so-called "News Network," and that all you need to do to correct it is turn off your TV, READ from multiple sources, and get out of your miserable little towns and into the world that non-manic, normal people live in.

    Networks respond to false Fox ad

  • Levin understands and knows that if he can get his way, he will satisfy his political supporters.

    Levin takes on McCain over Afghanistan strategy

  • Andrew Sullivan notes, What Obama understands is that what is truly vital is that this dark and shameful period not become a workable precedent.

    Tying His Hands

  • MINNEAPOLIS — The longest tenured Minnesota Twin understands the thin line he must walk when he's talking about the Yankees, about the team that his team just can't seem to beat.

    Not Quite Mission Impossible

  • In Adam and Hizme, Arab and Jewish residents say the same thing: The only thing the other side understands is force.

    Rise In Jewish Settlements Stalls Middle East Talks

  • Ursula Le Guin understands this perfectly (for an outstanding example, go re-read “The ones who walk away from Omelas”).

    Happily Ever After… at SF Novelists


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