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be attached to something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe attached to somethingbe attached to somethinga) WORK FOR somebodyto work for part of a particular organization, especially for a short period of time He was attached to the foreign affairs department of a Japanese newspaper. b) PARTto be part of a bigger organization The Food Ministry is attached to the Ministry of Agriculture. attach
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be attached to somethingWe have 352 people attached to the embassy in Moscow.The hook is attached to a conventional rig, or a bolt-rig, of which more later.Each small protuberance seems to be attached to a larger one at some minute place, producing many warts upon warts.And they just happen to be attached to a saint!Applicants are attached to a voluntary business advisor in their own area who will assist them with their initial business plan.Moreover, whether or not conditions are attached to debt relief, they will certainly be attached to other forms of aid.A device resembling a coaster was attached to the bottom of the can and plugged in, which opened the valve.The computer department is attached to the consumer products division.Several photos, tokens of thanksgiving, are attached to the red velvet robe that covers the carving.What these mathematicians had in common with most of those who worked in laboratories was that the majority were attached to universities.
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