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Use the word "cognate" in a sentence:

When the dean isn't around, I like to sit in my office and drink cognate.


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Jan. 28th, 2010 12:17 am (UTC)
It's so much colder than normal in Florida, I'm drinking Bushmills in my coffee. Nice addition, though I can't wait till summertime which means Bombay and tonic. Jeff
Jan. 28th, 2010 12:34 am (UTC)
Jan. 28th, 2010 12:59 am (UTC)
Let me cognate on a proper response for that request. -LM
Jan. 28th, 2010 02:36 am (UTC)
"Asistir" is a false cognate. Beginning Spanish students expect it to mean "to assist." It actually means "to attend."

Jan. 28th, 2010 01:27 pm (UTC)
Those pesky bugs swarming around the clock guts are driving me crazy. Where's my cognate spray?

Sorry. It's the best I could do.
Jan. 28th, 2010 07:47 pm (UTC)
He thought no one would recognize him, but he was cognate. (Think about it.) av
Jan. 28th, 2010 07:51 pm (UTC)
Marc Savard will be out for the next 3-6 weeks with an undisclosed cognate injury.
Jan. 29th, 2010 01:30 am (UTC)
Alex, I just talked to prospective SBU student Kevin Rogers. If you get a chance, please try to nudge him our way. If he were an NHL prospect, he'd be a top-5 pick.

I hear those cognate injuries are worse than high ankle sprains.
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