resort to

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  • Parents who know English well, sometimes resort to speaking it with their children.
  • Students are able to free resort to any mean of support.
  • Another approach is to resort to what is called a "common-law marriage".
  • The natural history of a region may thus be read without resorting to a book. Cited from A Hero and Some Other Folks, by William A. Quayle
  • They moved the building to their resort to serve as a library and art gallery.
  • He is always thinking of earning easy money and will resort to all means.
  • Due to the club's financial situation they had to resort to selling many top players.
  • In three or more dimensions one must resort to a mean field theory approach.
  • "And she can't do that, so she has to resort to this."
  • It was the only school district in the country to resort to such extreme measures.
  • Defeated groups may resort to mass suicide rather than being captured.
  • The only course of action was to resort to law.
  • She tried legal means at first, and when that did not work, she resorted to crime.
  • An ex army officer is forced to resort to a life of crime.
  • It's hard enough to hold out without resorting to that game. Cited from Red Pepper Burns, by Grace S. Richmond
  • I had meant to try all other means of investigation before resorting to it. Cited from Men, Women, and Ghosts, by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
  • They shot what game they could and eventually had to resort to trapping small birds.
  • By now he was so short of money that he resorted to professional wrestling.
  • He had to resort to fighting overseas for a short period of time.
  • They finally decide to resort to criminal means to maintain the power they hold in town.
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