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An act of love that fails is just as much a part of the divine life as an act of love that succeeds, for love is measured by fullness, not by reception.Harold Lokes
to tend (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
- Rhymes: -ɛnd
Third person singular
- To make a tender of; to offer or tender.
- To look after (e.g. an ill person.)
- (Followed by to infinitive.) Be likely, or probable to do something, or to have a certain characteristic.
- They tend to go out on Saturdays.
- It tends to snow here in winter.
- In sense 3. this is a catenative verb that takes the to infinitive.
- See Appendix:English catenative verbs
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