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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR JOIN

The brothers must be on the watch, and ready to join her at a moment's warning.

But if I join to you, I'll have to meet him sooner or later.

He is having a feast of Marennes and he asks me to join him.

When the news had spread, others came to join him, and he could not refuse.

He next whispered to him, and (as Dicky says) invited him to join them.

All persons who will not join you you will take prisoners and bring to me.

She was asked to join a small class that was studying French at night.

That is why he wished me to join the Koshare, for then he will be my Head, and without his leave I can do nothing.'

Now, however, after all these years, he sent for his son to join him.

He urged them to rise and join in the destruction of the white invaders.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, from stem of Old French joindre "join, connect, unite; have sexual intercourse with" (12c.), from Latin iungere "to join together, unite, yoke," from PIE *yeug- "to join, unite" (see jugular). Related: Joined; joining. In Middle English, join sometimes is short for enjoin. Join up "enlist in the army" is from 1916. Phrase if you can't beat them, join them is from 1953.

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