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imply
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Babbitt
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  • Mean to imply I make a hog of myself, eating down-town?
  • But they didn’t imply that you were to be impractical and refuse to take twice the value of a house if a buyer was such an idiot that he didn’t jew you down on the asking-price.
  • He rose quickly; he said gently to Zilla: "I suppose you imply I have a lot of sweethearts."
  • Ordinarily he would have been delighted at the honor implied in being chaffed, but he was suddenly touchy.
  • All of them agreed that the working-classes must be kept in their place; and all of them perceived that American Democracy did not imply any equality of wealth, but did demand a wholesome sameness of thought, dress, painting, morals, and vocabulary.
  • It isn’t generally realized that even in China the schoolmen are giving way to more practical men, and of course you can see what that implies."

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  • She wouldn’t make a direct statement, but she implied that she supported our position.
  • She implied that she would vote with us.

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