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All Quiet on the Western Front
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as in: it is appropriate Define
suitable (fitting) for a particular situation
  • So I speak to him and say to him: "Comrade, I did not want to kill you." If you jumped in here again, I would not do it, if you would be sensible too. But you were only an idea to me before, an abstraction that lived in my mind and called forth its appropriate response.
  • But as it is the boots are quite inappropriate to Kemmerich’s circumstances, whereas Miller can make good use of them. Kemmerich will die...

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  • These clothes aren’t appropriate for work.
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as in: it is appropriate Define
suitable (fitting) for a particular situation
as in: appropriated the Define
give, assign, or seize a resource -- usually for a particular use
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