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intervene
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Anne Frank, the Diary of a Young Girl
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intervene
Used in
Anne Frank, the Diary of a Young Girl
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  • I would have given the book to Margot myself, and a lot sooner, if Father and Mother hadn't intervened and rushed to take Margot's part, as if she were suffering some great injustice.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Have some more," she insists, until Father intervenes and upholds my right to refuse a dish I don't like.  (not reviewed by editor)

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