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Consign again or differently.
- ‘Products disposed of and marketed elsewhere in the Community which have benefited from the aid referred to in the first subparagraph may not be reconsigned to Guadeloupe, Martinique or French Guiana.’
- ‘Entire shipments or portions of shipments may be reconsigned/rerouted.’
- ‘Maybe they'll pick out four or five, then reconsign the rest.’
- ‘All unsold items must be withdrawn or reconsigned by the end of the consignment term (February 28).’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.