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matter to

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Matter to someone: to be of importance, significance, or worth to one. If success really matters to you so much that you would sacrifice your friends to get it, then I don't want to be your friend to begin with.

admit to

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Admit someone to: to permit someone to enter; to confess or acknowledge a personal wrongdoing. This ticket will admit you to the art exhibit. She’s admitted to everything. She finally admitted to cheating on the test.

yield to

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Surrender to someone or something: to submit or yield to the power, influence, or authority of someone or something. The manhunt ended when the escaped convict surrendered to authorities in a nearby motel. Yield to someone or something: to…

forward to

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Address something to someone: write the name and address of the intended recipient on (an envelope, letter, or parcel) Find the name of a specific perosn at the company who you can address your resume to. I addressed my letter to him perso…

happen to

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Engage someone to someone: to betroth oneself or someone to someone else; to enter two people into an engagement to be married. I refuse to let my family engage me to a man I've never met before. Marry to: join in marriage My sister got ma…

speak to

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Complain to: to voice one's annoyance or displeasure to someone or something If we complain to the school board, I'm sure we can get this decision overturned. Denounce someone to someone: inform against Priests denounced him to the King fo…

contribute to

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Cater to (for): provide with what is needed or required The school caters to children with learning difficulties. Be committed to: be dedicated to (something) We are committed to providing tailored holidays. We are committed to innovating …

object to

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Object to: say something to express one's opposition to or disagreement with something The regional managers objected to having to conduct so many appraisals on such short notice. Residents object to the volume of traffic. Be opposed to: a…

get used to

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Get used to: inure, naturalize A man can get used to anything in the course of time. Look forward to: to think of (a future event) with pleasurable, eager anticipation I'm looking forward to graduation.

limit to

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Limit to: set or serve as a limit to Class sizes are limited to a maximum of 10. Restrict someone to: limit someone to only doing or having (a particular thing) or staying in (a particular place) I shall restrict myself to a single example…

attach to

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Add something to something: join (something) to something else so as to increase the size, number, or amount A new wing was added to the building. Ally something to (with): combine or unite a resource or commodity with (another) for mutual…

compare to

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Compare something to something: point out or describe the resemblances with; like to Her novel was compared to the work of Ernest Hemingway. Prefer something to something: like (one thing or person) better than another or others; tend to c…

apply to

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Apply to something: make a formal application or request You need to apply to the local authority for a grant. Subscribe to: arrange to receive something, typically a publication, regularly by paying in advance I have just subscribed to th…

assign to

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Abbreviate something to something: to shorten a word or phrase into an abbreviation or acronym. Many government agencies have long names that are often abbreviated to acronyms. Allocate something to someone: distribute (resources or duties…

adjust to

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Adapt to something: to become adjusted to new conditions A large organization can be slow to adapt to change. I tried to adapt to a new environment. Adjust to something: permit small alterations or movements so as to achive a desired fit, …