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Rur. almost. I like to died laughing when I saw Jim come in wearing a dress. Mary like to passed out when she saw how bad her house was damaged in the storm.
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like to

Also, liked to. Come close to, be on the point of. For example, We like to froze to death, or He liked to have never got away. This expression, now considered a colloquialism from the American South, dates from the early 1400s and was used several times by Shakespeare.
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Her conclusion was that she would very much like to show her niece, if it were possible, how to live, or as she put it, how to be a reasonable person.
I should like to know your reasons for this cruel resolution.
We would like to thank all our friends on Facebook and other social media channels, whose loyalty and support has elevated us to become one of the world's most liked and followed airports," stated Mehra.
And, believe it or not, many Virgo guys like to cook, so let him whip up something yummy.
Try reading the letters about The Church Year, What It's Like to be a Pastor, Confirmation and The Apostle Paul.
To balance the hectic pace of marching and drumming, Stevens asked all the kids to sit, close their eyes and think of a wish they'd like to come true while she played the flute.
George would like to see CalCPA more involved in college-level student organizations such as Beta Alpha Psi.
While announcing the results for this innovative award, Udit Bhandari, Founder and CEO of Indimoto said: "I would like to congratulate BMW for its new X1 which has won the Indimoto Most 'Liked' Car of the Year award for 2011 and also for the new 5 Series which has finished a very close second.
As a born, bread and buttered Bootle Buck I would like to point out that the vast majority of "the likes of us" in both our post codes (L30 &L20); couldn't give a flying fig to being associated with the "likes of " Mr Ball and it is we in Bootle who wish to leave Sefton.
He likes to go to bed seven cats and he used to like to chase them and herd them up - must be because of his sheepdog instincts.
One (frequently tardy) young man offered an interesting interpretation of a common GRIPE saying, "I don't like to get up at 7 p.
I just like to talk to people and listen to their stories,'' he says, modestly.
You've got your eye on a guy and you think you'd like to hang out with him more.
This all feeds into what toy companies and sociologists call ``play patterns,'' the time-honored ways that children like to interact with toys.