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bode ill

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbode illbode illformal to give you a reason to think that something bad will happen The look on his face boded ill for somebody. ill
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bode illSuch ruthless distrust, she thought, boded ill.A restrained virility that boded ill for anyone so incredibly foolish as to even think of challenging his authority.The coincidence with union action boded ill for the survey; response rates to the questionnaire seemed likely to be very low.This animosity boded ill for their future cooperation in East Prussia.It bodes ill that Mr Major, two-and-a-half years into office, still feels on trial.
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