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partake in something

to participate in something. Valerie does not care to partake in those childish games. I would like to partake in the fun.
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partake of something

1. to have a portion of something, such as food or drink. Would you care to partake of this apple pie with me? I would like to partake of that fine dinner I see set out on the table.
2. to take part in or experience something. Sarah had always wanted to partake of the good life. Roger had no intention of partaking of the events offered at the fair.
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partake in

To participate in some activity; share in something: The reporter criticized the company that partook in the secret meeting with government officials.
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partake of

To use, consume, or participate in something shared with others: I hope that the guests will partake of the delicious dinner I prepared.
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BEIRUT: The League of High School Teachers Friday announced it would not partake in the Union Coordination Committee's strike scheduled for next week and will seek to establish an independent union.
NNA - Future Deputy Kazem Kheir announced Friday that the bloc would not partake in a Parliament session called forth by House Speaker Nabih Berri, arguing lawmakers are not entitled to meet at the House when the government has resigned.
She told Bahrain News Agency during a telephone call that she could not partake this year in any drama series because her infant is too young although she was offered to partake in 3 drama shows from Dubai, Kuwait and Bahrain.
HEALDSBURG, Calif, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kendall-Jackson, one of America's most beloved family-owned wineries, today announced the opening of Partake by K-J, located just steps from the square in Healdsburg, an iconic wine country destination.
Summary: "I do believe I am quite qualified to partake in the coming beauty pageant.
Summary: Minister of Industry, Small and Medium Enterprise and Investment Mohamed Benmeradi will partake in the 6th Conference of Industry Ministers of the Arab Maghreb Union (AMU), which proceedings will run for three days as from Sunday in the Libyan capital Tripoli.
Algiers, 07 September: Algeria will partake in a score of international fairs and exhibitions organized abroad in 2010, according to the official schedule worked out by the Ministry of Trade.
Yemen to partake in 33rd International Geological Congress in Norway
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A celebration of the extraordinary tradition of Catholicism, that reaches out to the fellow reader to partake in the joys of faith, love, and reverence for God, May Crowning, Mass, and Merton is a passionate and wonderful testimony of true belief.
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