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Harry Potter (#7) and the Deathly Hallows
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as in: She's bound to succeed. Define
almost certain to; or determined to
  • The Death Eaters know Ron’s with you now, they’re bound to target the family —
  • If we’re going to get into the Ministry and not give ourselves away when they’re bound to be on the lookout for intruders, every little detail matters!

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  • However, this is You-Know-Who we’re dealing with, so we can’t rely on him getting the date wrong; he’s bound to have a couple of Death Eaters patrolling the skies in this general area, just in case.
  • Whereas the wand would be bound to attract trouble-
  • Ron continued to try to hit on the correct password, muttering strings of random words under his breath. ... "I’m bound to get one in the endů" But not until March did luck favor Ron at last.
  • He is bound to find a way in, you know, and anyone who has tried to delay him will be in the most grievous peril-

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  • She’s bound to get into a good college.
  • This joke is bound to make them laugh.

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as in: bound together Define
held together (connected or united) or wrapped (see word notes for a more detailed definition based upon context)
  • Hermione rummaged for a moment and then extracted from the pile a large volume, bound in faded black leather.

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  • The pieces of bread are moistened and bound together with eggs and a small amount of flour.
  • The glue binds the two layers together.

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as in: I can't/must. I'm bound by... Define
tied up, prevented, or required
  • The moment she had sat down, chains clinked out of the arms of the chair and bound her there.
  • We hope they’ll be strong enough both to keep him out and to bind his tongue if he tries to talk about the place, but we can’t be sure.

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  • His companion, unable to see who had cast the spell, fired another at Ron: Shining black ropes flew from his wand-tip and bound Ron head to foot —
  • "Did I?" muttered Harry, tugging at the chains binding her arms, "Well, I’ve had a change of heart."
  • Bind them up with the other two prisoners!
  • Someone yanked Harry up by the hair, dragged him a short way, pushed him down into a sitting position, then started binding him back-to-back with other people.
  • ...Greyback was wondering whether he had just indeed just attacked and bound the son of a Ministry Official.
  • "But then, that’s the Weasley boy!" shouted Lucius, striding around the bound prisoners to face Ron.
  • Craning around, he caught sight of their fellow prisoners: Dean and Griphook the goblin, who seemed barely conscious, kept standing by the ropes that bound him to the humans.
  • ...and Ron, appearing suddenly at the end of the aisle, shot a full Body-Bind Curse at Crabbe, which narrowly missed.

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  • Haven’t you noticed how none of the spells you put on them are binding?
  • He turned: Hagrid was bound and trussed, tied to a tree nearby.
  • One Horcrux remained to bind Voldemort to the earth, even after Harry had been killed.
  • In one swift, fluid motion, Neville broke free of the Body-Bind Curse upon him;
  • Professor McGonagall waved her wand again, and a length of shimmering silver rope appeared out of thin air and snaked around the Carrows, binding them tightly together.
  • Dean made the most of the Death Eater’s momentary distraction, knocking him out with a stunning Spell; Dolohov attempted to retaliate, and Parvati shot a Body Bind Curse at him.
  • The man at whom he was pointing was suspended upside down in midair, though there were no ropes holding him; he swung there, invisibly and eerily bound, his limbs wrapped about him, his terrified face, on a level with Harry’s, ruddy due to the blood that had rushed to his head.
  • She pointed her wand at the Carrows, and a silver net fell upon their bound bodies, tied itself around them, and hoisted them into the air, where they dangled beneath the blue-and-gold ceiling like two large, ugly sea creatures.

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  • The suspect sat in the cell with her wrists bound by rope.
  • The prisoner was gagged and bound.

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as in: the binding is loose Define
something that holds things together, or wraps or covers or ties something
  • Scrimgeour now pulled out of the bag a small book that looked as ancient as the copy of Secrets of the Darkest Art upstairs. Its binding was stained and peeling in places.
  • "Oh, that’s much easier, thanks, Ron," said Luna, and she began hacking at their bindings again.

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  • The library buys books with a durable binding or rebinds them to make them stronger.
  • The book’s binding is coming loose.

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as in: The deer bound across the trail. Define
to leap or jump
  • But with a great creaking of rusty bedsprings, Ron bounded off the bed and got there first.
  • Why had he never appreciated what a miracle he was, brain and nerve and bounding heart?

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  • She landed on the office floor, bounded once across the office, and soared out of the window.

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  • She’s the sort of person who bounds out of bed in the morning and runs five miles before starting her day.
  • The deer bounded across the trail and into the woods.

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as in: south-bound lanes Define
travelling in a particular direction or to a specific location
as in: She's bound to succeed. Define
almost certain to; or determined to
as in: bound together Define
held together (connected or united) or wrapped (see word notes for a more detailed definition based upon context)
as in: I can't/must. I'm bound by... Define
tied up, prevented, or required
as in: the binding is loose Define
something that holds things together, or wraps or covers or ties something
as in: It put me in a bind. Define
a difficult situation
as in: out of bounds; bounded on the east Define
a boundary or limit
as in: The deer bound across the trail. Define
to leap or jump
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