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The Idiot
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  • I meant to intervene amicably later on and help to improve poor Mr. Burdovsky's position.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Gentlemen, I have no hesitation in telling you that it was the fact of Tchebaroff's intervention that made me suspect a fraud.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It seemed as if he were not intending to speak at all, when suddenly he intervened in such a serious voice that everyone looked at him with interest.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • If I wished to behave nobly, justly, and with delicacy, I ought to bestow half my fortune upon the son of my benefactor; but as economy is my favourite virtue, and I know this is not a case in which the law can intervene, I will not give up half my millions.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Naturally they never dreamt…" Here the voice of Hippolyte suddenly intervened.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: in the intervening years
as in: intervened in the war
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