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Acquire (something) again.‘the ability of a corporation to reacquire its own shares’
- ‘He reacquired the chain and draped it around his shoulder.’
- ‘Even then, despite being left untouched, it would lose the signal and be unable to reacquire it.’
- ‘Of course, old habits died hard, and Dave had reacquired his dislike of Scott.’
- ‘It was only in 1994, after arduous negotiations, that Bayer reacquired its trademark.’
- ‘Better yet, imagine if I reacquired millions of years of lost knowledge and remembered my entire past history.’
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.