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1‘the funds will be allocated to various projects’
allot, assign, issue, award, grant, administer, devote
share out, apportion, portion out, distribute, hand out, deal out, dole out, give out, parcel out, ration out, divide out, divide up, dispense, measure out, mete out
earmark for, designate for, set aside for, appropriate for, budget for
informal divvy up, dish out
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.