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- (idiomatic) To really allow to be apprehended in its full scope.
2012 April 29, Nathan Rabin, “TV: Review: THE SIMPSONS (CLASSIC): “Treehouse of Horror III” (season 4, episode 5; originally aired 10/29/1992)”:
- And it’s daunting because each segment has to tell a full, complete story in something like six minutes while doing justice to revered source material and including the non-stop laughs and genius gags that characterized The Simpsons in its god-like prime.
2009 March 30, “Newark police cite man for driving drunk after crashing motorized barstool”, The Advocate:
- It was classified as "all others" under vehicle type […] , but that category doesn't do a motorized barstool justice.
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