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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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Year-round Graham movement stresses her lower back and knees, so she relies on downward dogs and child's poses to find relief.
Many world-class athletes, including several worldwide Ironman winners, are using the Pose Method and performing better.
Kendall Jenner's topless cover for "Love" magazine was a follow up to another topless pose she did for "Interview" mag.
It also gives positive feedback when a person is holding a pose correctly.
The original practice consists of 26 poses but bikram classes often allow for variation.
Sixth grade students were also found to feel more efficacious to pose problems only in the second task of the first part of the questionnaire (Mea[n.
Some days, when I have the energy, I try a standing pose, and when I have less energy, I do modified versions in a chair.
Q: Do you think radical Islam poses a threat to the well-being of gays and lesbians in the United States?
But the daring acts, the sometimes make-shift arenas and exotic animal acts pose significant liabilities to entertainers and patrons.
At the beginning of the school year, two classes of Years 8 and 9 students, without any specific training in problem posing, were invited to pose problems on the basis of the following problem-posing prompt:
There are times, however, when the folded-arms pose just won't work.
Moreover, to the extent the TAM reflects an IRS policy to allow current deductibility only when the source of contamination continues to pose a health hazard, such a policy is, at best, highly questionable.
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com/sports/profiles/201209/tim-tebow-gq-september-2012-cover-story) picture from a GQ photo shoot featuring backup New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow included a shot of Tebow in a pose that closely resembles Jesus on the Cross.