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extract (n):
a passage selected from a larger work
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he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings
Related Words: excerpt
extract (n):
a solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water)
extract (v):
extract by the process of distillation
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distill the essence of this compound
Related Words: distill
extract (v):
calculate the root of a number
extract (v):
take out of a literary work in order to cite or copy
Related Words: excerpt
extract (v):
remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense
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pull weeds.
extract a bad tooth.
take out a splinter.
extract information from the telegram
extract (v):
obtain from a substance, as by mechanical action
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Italians express coffee rather than filter it
Related Words: express
extract (v):
separate (a metal) from an ore
extract (v):
get despite difficulties or obstacles
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I extracted a promise from the Dean for two new positions
extract (v):
deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning)
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Don't teach your grandmother to suck eggs

Tereciye tere satılmaz.
When people say 'don't teach your grandmother to suck eggs', they mean that people shouldn't try to teach someone who has experience or is an expert in that area.


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