preventverb

  • ja…を防ぐ
  • ento keep from happening or make impossible

Examples

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To do what I do, I need some idea of the threat we face.
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As I understand it, we're trying to prevent World War III.
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I'm not seeing Armageddon here.
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No.
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Something worse.
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Oil companies, America.
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We're living on borrowed time, Dominick.
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How're we gonna prevent the vengeance of God if we have no respect for human life?
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If we could prevent those unfortunates from producing their own offspring,
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subsequent generations of our race will be that much better going forward.
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Your race?
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Why did you catch that?
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Because it was gonna fall.
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You’re certain?
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Yeah.
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But it didn’t fall.
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You caught it.
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The fact that you prevented it from happening doesn’t change the fact that it was going to happen.
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Babe, are we sure we don't want another one?
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Isn't it a little late?
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I thought you already got your vasectomy.
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No, I got my consultation.
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There's a 1-month waiting period in New York.
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Yeah, it's to prevent buyer's remorse.
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Yeah, more like pliers remorse.
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I'm Sam.
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I'm Carly.
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And this is 'iCarly.'
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The only web show that makes you laugh and prevents heart disease.
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So kick back with a pound of bacon and enjoy the show.
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If they mean to do harm to myself or my family,
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I'll do anything I can to prevent them from doing it.
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If it means taking their life, fuck them.
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They've chosen their path.
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Time to floss.
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Yes, play with this little white string and guide it across your teeth and clean your gums.
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Yes, it prevents tooth decay.
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Yes, it prevents gum disease.
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But also, it prevents inflammation in your entire body.
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So what happens when they go after this guy?
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They found him pulling out of his driveway with a Kevlar vest, a gun, and 200 rounds of ammunition,
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and a detailed attack — plan of attack on the local schools out there.
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So...
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You prevented a major attack on schools there?
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- And that's what they're telling me. - Yeah.