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tend

  • v  have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined
    She tends to be nervous before her lectures
  • v  have care of or look after
    She tends to the children
  • v  manage or run
    tend a store

  • Educators, including Cooper, tend to defend homework by saying it builds study habits, self-discipline and time-management skills.
  • But adherents tend to fall off the low-carb wagon and quickly gain back unwanted kilograms.
  • According to Tymoczko, most pieces of chord-based music tend to do the same, although they may live in a different part of the orbifold space.
News & Articles

  • Road warriors
    The assumption that the Red Sox tend to play better at home has not proven true this season. Based on the home-road splits, the team plays about as well on the road as at home. Batters are hitting a little better at Fenway and the pitchers are performing equally as well or arguably better outside of Fenway. As the Sox return to Fenway tomorrow to begin their second-longest homestand of the ...
    June 23, 2013 - Boston Herald
  • Man’s street work challenges panhandling rules
    GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. -- People in cars who pass just a few feet away tend to divert their eyes from the man toiling on the busy street corner.
    June 23, 2013 - Provo Daily Herald
  • Volunteers tend to Community Garden Project
    Many volunteers came out to the gardens for United Way's 6th annual Day of Action to pick weeds and tend to the garden beds.
    June 22, 2013 - KTVO Kirksville
Quotes

  • President Bush in International Herald Tribune
    We tend to want there to be instant success in the world,Bush said after a lunch with Prime Minister John Howard of Australia, "and the task in Iraq is going to take a while."
  • Tim Tebow in CNN
    I don't feel like I'm very preachy about it, but I do stand up for what I believe,Tebow said. "Unfortunately, in today's society, not many athletes tend to do that. So I'm just standing for something."

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