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spent

(of a fish) exhausted by spawning
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I do not see how it can be done," said she, "without affronting Lady Middleton, for they spend every day with her; otherwise I should be exceedingly glad to do it.
But I had just settled within myself to ask the Miss Steeles to spend a few days with us.
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.
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.
I had shown them I could spend with the best of them.
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.