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The English Language has a huge number of verbs. Take take, for example. In other languages you will find one word which means take, and if you're lucky there may be two. But just look at English: there's clutch, clasp, cling, get, grab, grasp, snatch, seize, snaffle, collar and appropriate, to name just a few.

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Would you like to come back to my place and practise some irregular verbs?

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I do.


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