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pose a question

to ask a question; to imply the need for asking a question. Genetic research poses many ethical questions. My interviewer posed a hypothetical question.
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pose as someone

to pretend to be someone else. The impostor posed as the president of the company. My twin posed as me while I went on vacation.
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pose as someone or something

to pretend to be someone or a type of person. I posed as Gerald and got the job. I posed as a nurse and got a job at a summer camp.
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pose for someone or something

to assume a posture appropriate to the subject of a photograph or painting. Paul wanted me to pose for him, but I declined. Will you pose for my painting?
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strike a pose

to position oneself in a certain posture. Bob struck a pose in front of the mirror to see how much he had bulked up. Lisa walked into the room and struck a pose, hoping she would be noticed.
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strike a ˈpose/an ˈattitude

sit, stand or lie in a position in order to attract attention: He was striking a pose, leaning against the ship’s rail.
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While the practice itself can help bring about good health, specific yoga poses may target, and ultimately improve, certain health concerns.
With each new pose, there is a change in breath; with each day this is more or less flexibility.
Head Detector Array Methods train a series of head detectors used to a specific pose and assign a discrete pose to the detector with the greatest support.
The key to fitness is incorporating yoga poses into daily routines.
Year-round Graham movement stresses her lower back and knees, so she relies on downward dogs and child's poses to find relief.
The program, called Eyes-Free Yoga, uses Microsoft Kinect software to track body movements and offer auditory feedback in real time for six yoga poses, including Warrior I and II, Tree and Chair poses.
Each pose was chosen because it has specific birth- or pregnancy-related benefits.
Summary: - Hatha: An umbrella for many types of classes, hatha yoga describes many physical types of practice that are generally slow-paced and focused on holding poses ("asanas") for a longer period of time.
It's all about the swagger and pose to sell the design, even in art form.
English (1998) has found that children were able to pose a broader range and more complex problems on the basis of informal rather than of formal contexts.
Apparently asking a yoga teacher what their favorite yoga pose is is like asking this writer what her favorite color is, "What do you mean a favorite color?
And in my first yoga class, I was too busy checking out other students' superior strength or svelte bodies to follow the instruction to focus on my breath and awareness of my own body as I entered and held each pose.
I think we pose a threat to ourselves by being complacent and nonreactive.
So thanks Mary for your special pose for the Sunrise charity, I will always see you in a new light
From using levels to pose large groups to coordinating apparel and posing special groups, there are plenty of insights.