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intervene
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For Whom the Bell Tolls
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intervene
Used in
For Whom the Bell Tolls
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  • Go and suspect and exhort and intervene and denounce and butcher some other place and leave my staff alone.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She intervened so forcibly and in such terms that the manager was reduced to silence.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But Karkov had this belief in the good which could come from his own accessibility and the humanizing possibility of benevolent intervention.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I am speaking too much of a matter in which I have no right to intervene, but hast thou known many girls of this country?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • They were two tank drivers and a flyer who were too bad to be moved, and since, at that time, it was of the greatest importance that there should be no evidence of any Russian intervention to justify an open intervention by the fascists, it was Karkov's responsibility that these wounded should not fall into the hands of the fascists in case the city should be abandoned.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • They were two tank drivers and a flyer who were too bad to be moved, and since, at that time, it was of the greatest importance that there should be no evidence of any Russian intervention to justify an open intervention by the fascists, it was Karkov's responsibility that these wounded should not fall into the hands of the fascists in case the city should be abandoned.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But at this point, Pastora intervened in the conversation, not perhaps as much to defend the good name of Rafael, since no one had ever spoken harder against him than she had herself, but because the manager had spoken against the gypsies by employing the phrase, 'Dirty gypsy.'  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I intervened to quiet Pastora and another Gitana intervened to quiet me and the din was such that no one could distinguish any words which passed except the one great word 'whore' which roared out above all other words until quiet was restored and the three of us who had intervened sat looking down into our glasses and then I noticed that Finito was staring at the bull's head, still draped in the purple cloth, with a look of horror on his face.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I intervened to quiet Pastora and another Gitana intervened to quiet me and the din was such that no one could distinguish any words which passed except the one great word 'whore' which roared out above all other words until quiet was restored and the three of us who had intervened sat looking down into our glasses and then I noticed that Finito was staring at the bull's head, still draped in the purple cloth, with a look of horror on his face.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I intervened to quiet Pastora and another Gitana intervened to quiet me and the din was such that no one could distinguish any words which passed except the one great word 'whore' which roared out above all other words until quiet was restored and the three of us who had intervened sat looking down into our glasses and then I noticed that Finito was staring at the bull's head, still draped in the purple cloth, with a look of horror on his face.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He doesn't teach it to Spaniards—" Pilar started to intervene.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But at the General Staff where, because of the system of Political Commissars, he could intervene as the political head of the Brigades, he would put his finger on such and such a numbered, brownthinlined encircled spot among the greens of woods cut by the lines of roads that parallel the never casual winding of a river and say, "There.  (not reviewed by editor)

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