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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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Generally speaking, yoga poses where you passively stretch are good for stress-relief, according to (http://www.
This pose stretches the back torso and neck, and provides a gentle massage to the spine and belly organ.
The Warrior 1 pose has many benefits, including strengthening the legs, stretching the arms and legs, and developing concentration.
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The key to fitness is incorporating yoga poses into daily routines.
Her simply rendered illustrations reflect that empathy while showing correct body alignment for poses and recommended props and variations.
Strong Legs is an intermediate-level, fitness-oriented series, designed to fully strengthen and stretch the legs, with plenty of lunging, forward-bend stretches, pigeon poses and single-leg balanced.
Like "real" yoga classes, however little time we have, Army Crew Yoga ends with Shavasana or Corpse Pose.
18 ( ANI ): A team of computer scientists have developed a software program that watches a user's movements and gives spoken feedback on what to change to accurately complete a yoga pose.
I have found that incorporating a few simple yoga poses into each class session is a beautiful way of illustrating and applying many important elements of childbirth preparation.
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.
Figure Poses for Fashion Illustrators" is a resource for aspiring fashion designers who want to make sure their designs come off as professional, clean, clear and displaying the most of the clothing's design.
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