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Used in
Great Expectations
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  • By these conditions I promised to abide.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Be good—deserve it—and abide by Mr. Jaggers's instructions.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I had no claim, and I finally resolved, and ever afterwards abided by the resolution, that my heart should never be sickened with the hopeless task of attempting to establish one.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • For was it not," said Joe, with his old air of lucid exposition, "that my only wish were to be useful to you, I should not have had the honor of breaking wittles in the company and abode of gentlemen."  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Well, old chap," said Joe, "then abide by your words.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: abide in the forest
as in: abide by her decision
as in: an abiding desire to
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