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protrude
The boy's teeth protrude. When the teacher asked Martin the question, he didn't know how to answer and his tongue was protruding.
sue
He was planning to sue the driver of the other car in order to pay for his medical bills.
human remains
dead body, or part of a body
to be under fire
being attacked, blamed criticized severly
to trigger
the riots were triggered by a series of police arrests.
The smoke triggered the alarm.
to plague
Many health problems plague aboriginal people livingin remote rgions of Canada. Alcohol and drig abuse are only two of them.
human remains
Family members were asked to ring a toothbrush or hairbrush belonging to their loved one so the coroner could test the remains and decide who they belonged to by matching the DNA
warrant
an official document approved by an authority, e.g. arrest warrant, search warrant
to be under fire
Jean Cretien's assistant was under fire for calling George Bush a 'moron' and she had to resign.
to protrude
stick out,
to trigger
be the cause of a sudden, often violent reaction, set an action or a process in motion.
fraud
deceit, cheating, dishonesty. act of deceiving somebody illegally in order to make money or obtain goods.
to not sit well with
His grandson's living with a girl didn't sit well with him.
rebate
return of part of a payment, discount
fraud
deceit, cheating, dishonesty. act of deceiving somebody illegally in order to make money or obtain goods.
enquiry
a request for information, an investigation
to not sit well with
to be agreeable to
enquiry
The enquiry about tainted(poisoned) blood lasted a long time.
to be under fire
Jean Cretien's assistant was under fire for calling George Bush a 'moron' and she had to resign.
warrant
There was a warrant out for his arrest for not returning his grammar book when he finished his class.
fraud
Many companies are guilty of GST fraud.
sue
to begin legal proceedings against
to plague
to bother, annoy, to cause problems
rebate
I got a $20 rebate when I maied in the coupon, but it took two months to get it in the mail.