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commute
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The Great Gatsby
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  • Dressed up in white flannels I went over to his lawn a little after seven, and wandered around rather ill at ease among swirls and eddies of people I didn’t know — though here and there was a face I had noticed on the commuting train.
  • My commutation ticket came back to me with a dark stain from his hand.

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  • The practical thing was to find rooms in the city, but it was a warm season, and I had just left a country of wide lawns and friendly trees, so when a young man at the office suggested that we take a house together in a commuting town, it sounded like a great idea.

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as in: commute from New Jersey Define
a regular journey of some distance -- typically between home and work
as in: commute the sentence Define
to exchange a penalty for one that is less severe
as in: commutative property of addition Define
math: the order in which two numbers are added or multiplied does not change their sum or product (2+3=3+2) and (47=74)
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