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produce an attack (of some illness)

To trigger a sudden or acute onset of some illness or its symptoms. All of the dust in the air produced an attack of asthma. After living with epilepsy for so long, I've learned to recognize what will produce an attack.
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produce for

1. To make or create something for some person, group, company, etc. I've produced a number of art pieces for them over the years. We produced new website for the local library.
2. To make or create something for a particular purpose or occasion. They've asked me to produce a new play for the upcoming fringe festival. Our company produces safety equipment for companies all over Europe.
3. To present something to someone; to bring something out in order to give it to someone. He produced a rose for me on our very first date. Sarah produced a huge dossier for me less than an hour after I asked her for the report.
4. To present or bring out something for a particular purpose or thing. She reached into her bag and produced a brand new CPU for the motherboard. Halfway through the presentation, Bill produced printouts of the sales charts so everyone could follow along.
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produce (something) from (something)

1. To bring something out of something and present it. She produced a brand new CPU from the bag and handed it to Matt. Dad produced one last present from behind his back for my birthday.
2. To create or fabricate something out of some other items or materials. The artist produces amazing collages from pieces of promotional materials that are discarded by local theaters around the city. Tom produced an exceptionally good meal just from the vegetables he grows in his garden.
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produce an attack

(of an illness) Go to an attack (of an illness).
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produce something for something

1. to make something for some purpose. This production line produces brackets for the installation of the circuit boards in the next production line. We produce the seats for the trucks that they assemble on the other side of town.
2. to bring something out for some purpose. Lee quickly produced a penknife for cutting the string on the package. Ruth can always produce the right tool for the job.
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produce something from something

to create something from something; to make something out of something. We are able to produce a high-quality writing paper from the scraps we trim off the edges of the books as we bind them. Jane produces an excellent jelly from the grapes she grows in her backyard.
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come up with/deliver/produce the ˈgoods

(informal) do what you are expected or have promised to do: You can depend on him to come up with the goods. If he says he’ll do something, he always does it.
See also: come, deliver, good, produce, up
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And because the presumption that producing parties must bear their own review costs does not necessarily hold true in the nonparty context, the Zubulake court's outright rejection of attorney-review cost shifting in the circumstances of that case is not a bar to shifting such costs once amended Rule 45 takes effect.
PB: Do you think it's a coincidence that you, and the women producers you admire, have risen to fame producing gay male directors: Tom Kalin and Todd Haynes for Christine Vachon, Gus Van Sant for Laurie Parker, and Gregg Araki for you?
They are the critical component of the Department of Energy's (DOE) FreedomCar program, a joint effort between the government and industry to develop fuel cell--powered automobiles and new ways of producing hydrogen.
But Harder and Barrett found that producing more flowers in fact decreases a plant's chances of mating with others by increasing the likelihood of self-pollination, they report in the Feb.
When burned, they produce the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide, but their growth takes up a similar amount of the gas, thus producing essentially no net increase in atmospheric carbon.
In 1886, Charles Martin Hall, 22, a student at Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio, discovered the process of producing pure aluminum by passing an electric current through a mixture of aluminum oxide (alumina) dissolved in molten cryolite in a carbon-lined furnace with a carbon anode.
The two most accepted methods for producing functional prototypes of cast metal parts are CNC machining and a variation of investment casting in which various RP models are burned out of the ceramic shell prior to casting.
Spirin and his colleagues say they kept this reaction going for more than 40 hours, producing up to 300 copies of protein per gene copy.
features continuous horizontal clamping all hydraulic operation, low profile blow head and quick change of tooling for producing coldbox cores.
Producing human monoclonals the same way rodent monoclonals are produced is out -- few people would be willing to give up their spleens.