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postpone
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  • So at the risk of missing General Epanchin altogether, and thus postponing his visit to Pavlofsk for a day, at least, the prince decided to go and look for the house he desired to find.
  • After last night, I assure you, I am not so exceedingly anxious to see you at all; I could have postponed the pleasure for a long while.
  • "She postponed the pleasure—I see—I quite understand!" said Hippolyte, hurriedly, as though he wished to banish the subject.
  • He was led to this remark by a communication inadvertently made to him by Lizabetha Prokofievna, that Adelaida’s marriage must be postponed a little longer, in order that the two weddings might come off together.

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  • Due to her illness, we postponed our vacation for a week.
  • Let’s postpone the test.

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