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attain
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Crime and Punishment
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  • Since she has attained years of maturity, she has read other books of romantic tendency and of late she had read with great interest a book she got through Mr. Lebeziatnikov, Lewes’ Physiology—do you know it?
  • Oh, yes, some attain their ends in this life, and thenů.
  • But now I see again how foolish I was, for you can attain any position you like by your intellect and talent.
  • When we quarrelled, I usually held my tongue and did not irritate her and that gentlemanly conduct rarely failed to attain its object, it influenced her, it pleased her, indeed.

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  • She was the first woman to attain the rank of general.
  • They hope to attain effective law and order in the region before withdrawing troops.

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