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re-sit

verb To take an examination a second (or more) time.
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The Germans have another kind of parenthesis, which they make by splitting a verb in two and putting half of it at the beginning of an exciting chapter and the OTHER HALF at the end of it.
Inflexion belongs both to the noun and verb, and expresses either the relation 'of,' 'to,' or the like; or that of number, whether one or many, as 'man' or 'men '; or the modes or tones in actual delivery, e.
But the verb, the verb," obstinately insisted Pelisson.
Reference is here made, of course, not to the oath of Smith, but to the verb ripped used by Avis Everhard.
15) Such seems to be the meaning indicated by the context, though the verb is taken by Allen and Sikes to mean, `to be like oneself', and so `to be original'.
A wit among the gentlemen declared it reminded him of declining a verb.
C-l-e-a- n, clean, verb active, to make bright, to scour.
exclaimed Michel, with whom the verb took a higher intonation each time.
Something of formality and ponderousness quickly becomes evident in his style, together with a rather mannered use of potential instead of direct indicative verb forms; how his style compares with Johnson's and how far it should be called pseudo-classical, are interesting questions to consider.
Tom, however, with the most heroic virtue and gallantry, rushed into his sentence, searching in a high-minded manner for nominative and verb, and turning over his dictionary frantically for the first hard word that stopped him.
No more would he conjugate the verb "to do in every mood and tense.
Now you may, for the sake of illustration, compare the different appearances of the star to the conjugation of a Greek verb, except that the number of its parts is really infinite, and not only apparently so to the despairing schoolboy.