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make-up

Regional drug slang for a substance abuser’s perceived need to find more drugs.
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A busy teacher of thirty students who allows three make-ups per student, however, is agreeing to ninety make-ups a year?
Even so, make-ups under seven have still occurred more regularly than make-ups above.
The form of England's top four has limited Stokes's chances with the bat but he has taken six wickets in his last three matches and his performance make-ups in the first four ODIs have been ten, 68, 108 and 79.
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With ten points awarded for each yellow and 25 for each red, the bookings index make-ups in those matches were 90 and 85.
The first two market make-ups in the series were 115 and 102 with tons for Aaron Finch and Eoin Morgan underpinning the totals.
Make-ups at Birmingham so far have been 36, 50 and 26 (the latter in a game cut short by rain) and Pakistan's bowling is far superior to their batting.
85 imply that in games like this the ratio of low make-ups to high make-ups will be around 1.