proposition

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˌprɒpəˈzɪʃən/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˌprɑpəˈzɪʃən/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(prop′ə zishən)


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proposition

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. have a proposition for you
  2. [listen to, hear] the proposition
  3. agree to the proposition
  4. turn down the proposition
  5. turned down a [business, risky] proposition
  6. that's [a terrible, an awful, an indecent] proposition!
  7. that is certainly an [interesting, attractive] proposition!
  8. [a very, an extremely] tempting proposition
  9. a great proposition for [you, both parties]
  10. a proposition to [make, do, pass]
  11. a proposition to [join forces, team up, get together]
  12. discuss the proposition in question
  13. the proposition that we [go, try, do]
  14. a proposition in [Congress, the Senate]
  15. will be a [tough, difficult, hard] proposition
  16. vote on the proposition
  17. the proposition [passed, failed]
  18. (failed) to pass the proposition
  19. [opposed, supported] the proposition
v
  1. propositioned at a [bar, club, party, charity event]
  2. propositioned by [a man, another woman, an admirer, a colleague, a convicted criminal]
  3. [indecently, subtly, openly] propositioned her
  4. propositioned him about [becoming, working, going, managing]
  5. was propositioned about
  6. propositioned to [become, work]
  7. the [director, boss] propositioned him about
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