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function
used in The Horse Whisperer

3 uses
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1  —2 uses as in:
can't function well without sleep
Definition
work or operate — sometimes to work or operate normally or in a particular way
  • She stepped in close to watch how he did it and for the first time she was aware of the smell of him, a warm clean smell of leather and some functional brand of soap.
    Twenty-one (70% in)
  • They were of a pale, functional gray cotton.
    Thirty-one (81% in)

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  • Her mother, as usual, had some dinner or function or something and would be catching the train to Hudson this morning, which she preferred to do anyway.
    One (4% in)

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