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  1. to hang about for, to loiter; especially in expectation of a reward
    Kun leijonat syövät, hyeenat kärkkyvät ympärillä.
    When the lions are eating the hyenas are hanging about.
    Toimittajat kärkkyvät murhapaikan lähistöllä hyvän jutun toivossa.
  2. to vie (to compete for something, to strive to achieve a goal)
    Kaikki tietävät, että Virtanen kärkkyy johtajan paikkaa.
    Everybody knows that Virtanen is vying for a managerial position.
  3. (pesäpallo, the Finnish variant of baseball) to lead (to lead off base when the hitter is preparing; as far as possible in order to reach the next base quickly, but close enough to return to the current base, if necessary.)



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