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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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In the conclusion of this lesson Burkholder invoked the humility of Christ's birth in a stable, but he also directed readers to Christ's "doctrine, and life," so that "those who are born of Christ have become partakers of His nature and virtues.
It is now known that CRP is not only a bystander or marker of inflammatory diseases, but it is also a partaker in the host immune response to infection, pathogenesis of cardiovascular diseases and prevention of autoimmunity.
The impression of thoughts rushing through Harriet's consciousness is also recreated by the lack of main verb in her second exclamation, which is, like "who shall be considered as a partaker of his goodness," a relative clause dependant on "she.
But I had vowed a mighty vow that I would not be a drinker of the water or a partaker of unwashed fruit.
Moreover, Ukraine is an active partaker in NATO peacekeeping missions and anti-pirate operations.
For the heroes of Stowe, Jacobs, and Warner, such reunion would represent a fullness and completion of identity inasmuch as the death of loved ones signifies the loss of a portion, or aspect, of one's identity, reinstateable only through reunion and reconciliation, just as theologically Christ's death, reenacted in the Communion ritual in which the partaker joins with Christ, effects the spiritual goal of ultimate reconciliation with God.
4) John Coleridge Patteson, who was consecrated as the first missionary bishop of Melanesia in 1861, built on this approach, writing that "every single man, because he is a man, is a partaker of that nature which is common to all, and that is the nature which at the right hand of God is united to the Divine Nature in the Person of Christ.
Determined to win a class at the annual Flower and Produce Show, Bert was likely to be the only partaker in the Men Only Victoria Sponge Class - until Joe got wind of it and decided he needed some competition
Sport is the choice of the partaker, while sound business- sense is the duty of the provider.
27) For instance, Menno Simons described the new birth as being "so united and mingled with God that he becomes a partaker of the divine nature.
Robert Southwell's own hand (a gentleman for his holy life and happy death of eternal memory), and knowing certainly that he especially wrote and meant to have printed them for your holy mother's devotion, singularly by him honoured and affected, I have, in an eminent esteem which I profess myself to have of your virtuous and noble worth, moved also thereunto by one of your noblest and nearest kinswomen, presumed to make your honour partaker of such a treasury of devout discourses .
For next to God, we worship and love the Word who is from the unbegotten and ineffable God, since also He became man for our sakes, that, becoming a partaker of our sufferings, He might also bring us healing.
Sitting in traffic while on your way to the game can be just as excruciating as a bone-crunching tackle since both encounters can easily cause the partaker to miss some serious playing time.
He who experiences it is aware, as never before, that he is in very truth "a partaker of the divine nature.