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allot
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Great Expectations
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  • One was a taller and stouter man than the other, and appeared as a matter of course, according to the mysterious ways of the world, both convict and free, to have had allotted to him the smaller suit of clothes.
  • The allotted time ran out, while we were thus; but, looking round, I found the governor of the prison standing near me, and he whispered, "You needn’t go yet."
  • Some ancient trees before the house were still cut into fashions as formal and unnatural as the hoops and wigs and stiff skirts; but their own allotted places in the great procession of the dead were not far off, and they would soon drop into them and go the silent way of the rest.
  • "Lucky for you then, Handel," said Herbert, "that you are picked out for her and allotted to her.

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  • She allotted part of the yard for the dogs and part for a garden.
  • She shared her allotment of rations with those who were weakest.

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