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  • 1 entertain an idea — be of the opinion, contemplate the possibility, consider a notion …

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  • 2 entertain — verb 1 invite sb to eat/drink with you ADVERB ▪ lavishly ▪ The Bradfords always entertained lavishly at Christmas. PREPOSITION ▪ to (BrE) ▪ They entertained us to lunch in their new house …

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  • 3 entertain — en|ter|tain [ˌentəˈteın US tər ] v [Date: 1400 1500; : Old French; Origin: entretenir to hold together, support , from tenir to hold ] 1.) [I and T] to amuse or interest people in a way that gives them pleasure entertain sb with sth ▪ She… …

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  • 4 entertain — [[t]e̱ntə(r)te͟ɪn[/t]] ♦♦♦ entertains, entertaining, entertained 1) VERB If a performer, performance, or activity entertains you, it amuses you, interests you, or gives you pleasure. [V n] ...games and ideas to entertain children... [V n] They… …

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  • 5 The Economy Drive — Infobox UK Television Episode Title = The Economy Drive Series name = Yes Minister Caption = Episode title card Series no = 1 Episode = 3 Airdate = 10 March 1980 Writer = Antony Jay Jonathan Lynn Producer = Sydney Lotterby Director = Guests =… …

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  • 6 The Missing Shade of Blue — is an example introduced by the Scottish philosopher David Hume to show that it is at least conceivable that the mind can generate an idea without first being exposed to the relevant sensory experience. It is regarded as a problem by philosophers …

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  • 7 The Republic (Plato) — The Republic   Author(s) Plato …

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  • 8 The Sun (Hong Kong) — The Sun (zh tsp|t=太陽報|s=太阳报|p=Tàiyáng Bào) is one of the newspapers in Hong Kong, first published in March 1999. It belongs to the Oriental Press Group Limited (東方報業集團有限公司). The main market of The Sun is in Hong Kong. Yet, it is found that people …

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  • 9 The Host (novel) — The Host   …

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  • 10 The Smell of Reeves and Mortimer — Genre Sketch comedy Slapstick Surreal humour Created by Vic Reeves Bob Mortimer Starring Vic Reeves Bob Mortimer Charlie Chuck Patrick Allen …

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  • 11 The Mountebanks — The work has rarely been revived, although the Lyric Theatre Company of Washington D.C. recorded it in 1964.BackgroundThe story of the opera revolves around a magic potion that transforms those who drink it into whoever, or whatever, they pretend …

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  • 12 The Art of Dining — a play written by Tina Howe in 1979, showcases the bizarre relationships three groups of characters have with food. The play is set in a New Jersey restaurant during November, newly opened by couple Ellen and Cal, who have everything riding on t …

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  • 13 entertain — [ent΄ər tān′] vt. [ME entretinen < OFr entretenir, to maintain, hold together < entre (L inter), between + tenir < L tenere, to hold: see THIN] 1. Archaic to keep up; maintain 2. to hold the interest of and give pleasure to; divert;… …

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  • 14 The Cantos — by Ezra Pound is a long, incomplete poem in 120 sections, each of which is a canto . Most of it was written between 1915 and 1962, although much of the early work was abandoned and the early cantos, as finally published, date from 1922 onwards.… …

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  • 15 The Great Sermon Handicap — is a short story by P. G. Wodehouse. It was first published in the June 1922 edition of Strand Magazine, and saw its first book publication in The Inimitable Jeeves in 1923. Its plot continues into The Purity of the Turf ; however, since the two… …

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  • 16 The Ontario Regiment (RCAC) — Crest of The Ontario Regiment (RCAC) Active 14 Sep, 1866 present Country …

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  • 17 The S.I.L.V.E.R. Series — The Silver Metal Lover   Author(s) Tanith Lee Language E …

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  • 18 The Staunton-Morphy controversy — concerns the failure of negotiations in 1858 for a chess match between Howard Staunton and Paul Morphy and later interpretations of the actions of the two players. The details of the events are not universally agreed, and accounts and… …

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  • 19 The Game (Queen) — The Game Studioalbum von Queen Veröffentlichung 30. Juni 1980 Label EMI/Parlophone …

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  • 20 The Real Housewives of New Jersey — Format Reality television Starring Current Teresa Giudice Caroline Manzo Jacqueline Laurita Melissa Gorga (season 3 present) Kathy Wakile (season 3 present) Recurring Kim Granatell (season 2 present) Kim DePaola (season 2 present) …

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