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‘Meet’ as a verb

Below are some examples of sentences from classic literature using the word ‘Meet’ as a verb.


There was some anxiety mixed with Lady Russell’s joy in meeting her.

From ‘Persuasion’, by Jane Austen.

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Of course in this, as in doing Latin proses or getting into mischief, practice makes perfect.

From ‘Five Children and It’, by Edith Nesbit.
Of the ability to wake up at exactly the time you want in the morning.

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