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Hire

1. To procure (any chattel or estate) from another person, for temporary use, for a compensation or equivalent; to purchase the use or enjoyment of for a limited time; as, to hire a farm for a year; to hire money.

2. To engage or purchase the service, labour, or interest of (any one) for a specific purpose, by payment of wages; as, to hire a servant, an agent, or an advocate.

3. To grant the temporary use of, for compensation; to engage to give the service of, for a price; to let; to lease; now usually with out, and often reflexively; as, he has hired out his horse, or his time. They . . . Have hired out themselves for bread. (1 sam. Ii. 5)

Origin: oe. Hiren, huren, as. Hrian; akin to D. Huren, g. Heuern, dan. Hyre, Sw. Hyra. See hire.


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... of time to get the apology up and online. Vicki apparently heard about it first, from these threads or maybe the site contact forms. She didn't hire Ofek, or have any authority to deal directly with the issue; so she had to email the owners, who don't monitor things here 24/7. All things considered, ...

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Birds in Chimney

... here, they know what they are doing. Do worry for your chimney though, I am no expert, but I can assure you that yes it will be a good occasion to hire a professional to clean your chimney, because that is definitely a fire hazard.

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by canalon
Wed Jul 13, 2011 2:14 pm
 
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Any1 wiling to help a Physiology student online this friday?

I'm pretty sure "hire a biologist" is meant to be sarcasm.

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by mith
Wed Mar 24, 2010 11:16 pm
 
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Topic: Any1 wiling to help a Physiology student online this friday?
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Any1 wiling to help a Physiology student online this friday?

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by maroon
Wed Mar 24, 2010 1:26 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Any1 wiling to help a Physiology student online this friday?
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