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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CON

It is not the purpose of the authors to discuss the subject pro or con.

And reflexive: con him land geare, knows the land well, 2063; pl.

You fetch that cat here or I'll have Con take him away from you.

Con took one or two steps after the flying cat and gave up the chase.

Mary-'Gusta was near the edge of the pine grove and Con was close at her heels.

Con and his father both began a protest, but Shadrach cut it short.

None of the characters of 'Con Cregan' has been taken from life.

"You are too old to begin, Con Corrigan," said the other, gravely.

Con did not know this, of course, and believed the portrait was a compliment to his granddaughter.

You'll not treat Con Corrigan the less kindly because he has an imprudent friend.

WORD ORIGIN

"negation" (mainly in pro and con), 1570s, short for Latin contra "against" (see contra).

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