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appropriate
used in In the Unlikely Event

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it is appropriate
Definition
suitable (fitting) for a particular situation
  • Some parents suggested it might be seen as inappropriate to hold a Christmas pageant this year.
    p. 76.0
  • It's inappropriate for a stranger to give you such an extravagant gift."
    p. 139.0

There are no more uses of "appropriate" flagged with this meaning in In the Unlikely Event.

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  • Mrs. Wallace told her the story was not appropriate and what did she do—made copies and handed them out at school.
    p. 331.8
  • Others asked what could be more appropriate than celebrating the birth of Jesus and the spirit of the holiday season.
    p. 76.1
  • "It's not appropriate," Rusty told her.
    p. 151.0
  • "He doesn't think it's appropriate.
    p. 324.6
  • Because I don't think that would be appropriate."
    p. 430.9

There are no more uses of "appropriate" in In the Unlikely Event.

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