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spent

(of a fish) exhausted by spawning
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At the end of my second year at Hampton, by the help of some money sent me by my mother and brother John, supplemented by a small gift from one of the teachers at Hampton, I was enabled to return to my home in Malden, West Virginia, to spend my vacation.
When I had gotten within a mile or so of my home I was so completely tired out that I could not walk any farther, and I went into an old, abandoned house to spend the remainder of the night.
You see," she went on, "I decided to spend so much upon these horses only because I can easily sell them again.
Well, then," I said, "if that's all, the thing to do is to find Orlando, tell him that you cannot bear it, and spend the rest of your holiday, you and he, together.
Miss Bennet accepted her aunt's invitation with pleasure; and the Bingleys were no otherwise in her thoughts at the same time, than as she hoped by Caroline's not living in the same house with her brother, she might occasionally spend a morning with her, without any danger of seeing him.
But I know if I had all the money this man has, I couldn't be happy to spend thousands and thousands upon myself while there were people almost starving in the same city.
She spends all her pennies on beggars and omnibus rides, and she is perfectly happy.
Sophia hath already produced him two fine children, a boy and a girl, of whom the old gentleman is so fond, that he spends much of his time in the nursery, where he declares the tattling of his little grand-daughter, who is above a year and a half old, is sweeter music than the finest cry of dogs in England.
1998) revealed that students' attitudes toward homework were positively associated with their reports of the portion of homework they completed, implying that those students who spend more time on homework may more frequently use homework management strategies.
Not only are insurers expected to spend more on external solutions such as hardware and packaged software, but many say they'll look more to outside professional services providers and consultants to develop, implement and manage complex technology projects.
Of particular concern are funding limitations in the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's current five-year, $27 billion capital plan and in the plans of the New York City School Construction Authority, which expects to spend nearly $3 billion annually through 2007.