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  • 41lead — lead1 W1S1 [li:d] v past tense and past participle led [led] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(take somebody somewhere)¦ 2¦(go in front)¦ 3¦(be in charge)¦ 4¦(cause something to happen)¦ 5¦(cause somebody to believe something)¦ 6¦(influence)¦ 7¦(be more successful)¦… …

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  • 42lead — Synonyms and related words: T square, accent, accent mark, accomplishment, actor, administer, administrate, advance, advantage, affect, aim, aluminum, americium, antagonist, antecede, antecedence, antecedency, anteposition, anteriority, antetype …

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  • 43lead — I [[t]lid[/t]] v. led, lead•ing, n. adj. 1) to go before or with to show the way; conduct or escort; guide: to lead a group on a hike[/ex] 2) to conduct by holding and guiding: to lead a horse by a rope[/ex] 3) to influence or induce; cause: What …

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  • 44lead — lead1 [ lid ] (past tense and past participle led [ led ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 go in front of group ▸ 2 be winning/first/best ▸ 3 control group/activity ▸ 4 make want to do/believe ▸ 5 live life particular way ▸ 6 begin part of card game ▸ + PHRASES 1 …

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  • 45lead — I UK [liːd] / US [lɪd] verb Word forms lead : present tense I/you/we/they lead he/she/it leads present participle leading past tense led UK [led] / US past participle led *** 1) [intransitive/transitive] to walk, drive, fly, sail etc in front of… …

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  • 46lead — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 example set by sb ADJECTIVE ▪ moral (esp. BrE) VERB + LEAD ▪ give, take ▪ The government should give a lead in tackling racism. ▪ …

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  • 47lead — I /liyd/ n. position in front leading position 1) to assume, take the lead in 2) to build up, increase one s lead 3) to hold, maintain the lead 4) to follow smb. s lead 5) to give up, lose, relinquish the lead 6) a commanding lead 7) a lead over… …

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  • 48lead*/*/*/ — [liːd] (past tense and past participle led [led] ) verb I 1) [T] to take someone to a place by going there with them, usually in front of them The estate agent led us into the kitchen.[/ex] She took the boy by the hand and led him from the… …

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  • 49The Joker's Wild — infobox television show name = The Joker s Wild caption = Show logo, 1972 1975 format = Game show rating = TV G runtime = 30 minutes with commercials creator = Jack Barry starring = Jack Barry (host, 1972 84) Bill Cullen (host, 1984 86) Jim Peck… …

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  • 50lead the way — Synonyms and related words: be the bellwether, beacon, break ground, break the ice, create, epitomize, exemplify, fit the pattern, get ahead of, get before, go before, guide, have the start, head, head the line, head up, initiate, invent, lap,… …

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  • 51lead off — Synonyms and related words: antecede, break ground, break the ice, come before, come first, commence, create, embark, enter, front, go ahead of, go before, go in advance, have priority, head, head the table, head up, inaugurate, initiate, invent …

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  • 52lead — 1. v. & n. v. (past and past part. led) 1 tr. cause to go with one, esp. by guiding or showing the way or by going in front and taking a person s hand or an animal s halter etc. 2 tr. a direct the actions or opinions of. b (often foll. by to, or… …

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  • 53take — take1 W1S1 [teık] v past tense took [tuk] past participle taken [ˈteıkən] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(action)¦ 2¦(move)¦ 3¦(remove)¦ 4¦(time/money/effort etc)¦ 5¦(accept)¦ 6¦(hold something)¦ 7¦(travel)¦ 8 …

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  • 54take — 1 /teIk/ verb past tense took past participle taken MOVE STH 1 (T) to move someone or something from one place to another: Don t forget to take your bag when you go. | Paul doesn t know the way can you take him? | take sb/sth to: We take the kids …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 55lead on — Synonyms and related words: act on, allure, approach, bait, bait the hook, be responsible for, bear upon, blandish, cajole, call the signals, captain, carry on, coax, command, conduct, control, coquet, dally, decoy, direct, draw, draw in, draw on …

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  • 56take over — Synonyms and related words: accept, acquire, admit, adopt, annex, appropriate, arrogate, assume, assume command, colonize, come by, come in for, conquer, copy, derive, derive from, drag down, draw, draw from, encroach, enslave, gain, get, get at …

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  • 57take charge — Synonyms and related words: active, acute, aggressive, animated, arrogate, assume, assume command, be able, be up to, brisk, can, can do, cut it, cut the mustard, dynamic, energetic, enterprising, enthusiastic, forceful, forcible, full of pep, go …

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  • 58The L.A. — Infobox Television episode Colour = #ffaa44 Series = The O.C. Title = The L.A. Season = 1 (2003 2004) Caption = Marissa, Ryan, Summer Seth Episode = 22 Airdate = March 24, 2004 (FOX) Writer = Josh Schwartz Director = David M. Barrett Production …

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  • 59lead — I. v. a. 1. Guide (by the hand or something connected with the hand). 2. Conduct, direct, escort, go before as guide. 3. Head, be at the head of, precede. 4. Surpass, excel, have the lead of, take the lead of, outstrip, be in advance of. 5.… …

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  • 60lead by the nose — Synonyms and related words: affect, bend, bestride, bias, color, dictate, dispose, dominate, have subject, have the ascendancy, hypnotize, incline, induce, influence, lead, make putty of, master, mesmerize, move, persuade, play first fiddle,… …

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