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copulate with (one)

To have sexual intercourse with one. Our health teacher warned us against copulating with just anyone.
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copulate with someone

[for someone] to have sexual intercourse with someone. He said he wanted to copulate with whom?
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Studies of male courtship behavior should also routinely include observations of the male's behavior during copulation.
This study improves our understanding of how mechanical interactions during copulation influence the shape of genitalia and affect fertility," the authors wrote.
In addition to increasing predation risk, copulation has energetic costs.
The length of non-disrupted copulations videotaped at lek 10/11 ranged from 3 to 7 s (n = 9) versus 4 to 6 s (n = 6) at other leks in Alberta.
The male goes to the surface after copulation, followed by the female who finishes eating the proffered ball first.
A higher volume of ejaculated material into the females apparently caused this effect during the first copulation.
These included time of day, size of male and female, presence or absence of brooding eggs, number of chelae, position of mating crabs, shelter usage, duration of copulation, and postcopulatory guarding.
In this essay, I will argue that theopoetics, if truly postmodern, returns us to the copulation of living faith and obedience--if even in different terms than dreamt of in the philosophy of 1623, a year tremendously significant to any authentic lover of poetics.
I tested this finding for robustness by looking at several subsets of the data, including possible effects of sibling group, eclosion date, female size, egg size, copulation durations and egg laying period, to see if these affected the positive relation between number of copulations and fecundity.
We estimated copulation as periods when the male's palps were resting stationary against the female's genital opening.
Successful copulation in all JC species follows a stereotypic pattern (Weissman 2001b): the male usually initiates mating (Fig.
Mating behavior of this species had four phases: pre-mating struggle, copulation, post-copulatory association (PCA) and post-mating struggle.
A new study of the copulation habits of Barbary macaques may shed some light on the nature of your romantic Valentine's evening tryst.
In January, Colocho pleaded no contest to four felony counts, including sodomy of an unconscious victim and three counts of oral copulation of a person under 18.