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01. She was offered over a million dollars to [pose] nude in a magazine, but she refused.
02. Many citizens feel that a nuclear power plant could [pose] serious environmental problems for the area.
03. New reproductive technologies [pose] serious moral dilemmas for modern society.
04. A police officer [posed] as a drug dealer to catch a local organized crime figure.
05. The President [posed] for a photograph with the national Olympic team at the start of the games.
06. The artist had the woman try various [poses] before finally beginning to paint.
07. Difficulties with the English language [pose] a serious problem to new immigrants to our country.
08. Charles de Gaulle once said that in order to become the master, the politician [poses] as the servant.
09. She worked part-time as a model [posing] for photography students at the university.
10. One of the men involved in the bank robbery [posed] as a security guard to gain access to the vault.
11. The great variation in water volume in Iran's rivers [poses] a major problem for the people living there.
12. Flooding by the sea [poses] a great danger to many people living in the Netherlands because much of the country is actually below sea level.
13. In March of 1972, Cosmopolitan magazine released its controversial issue of actor Burt Reynolds in a nude [pose].
14. The police arrested a man [posing] as a security guard as he tried to enter the bank.

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  • pose — pose …   Dictionnaire des rimes

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  • pose — [ poz ] n. f. • 1694; de poser 1 ♦ Action de poser, mise en place. La pose d une moquette, de rideaux, d une serrure... par un ouvrier. Pose d un vernis à ongles. Cérémonie de la pose de la première pierre (d un bâtiment). Pose d un rail, d une… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • posé — pose [ poz ] n. f. • 1694; de poser 1 ♦ Action de poser, mise en place. La pose d une moquette, de rideaux, d une serrure... par un ouvrier. Pose d un vernis à ongles. Cérémonie de la pose de la première pierre (d un bâtiment). Pose d un rail, d… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • pose — 1. (pô z ) s. f. 1°   Action de poser, de mettre en place. La pose d un tapis, d une sonnette.    Terme d architecture. Action de poser une pierre dans une construction.    Pose de la première pierre d un monument, cérémonie qui a lieu quand on… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • posé — posé, ée (pô zé, zée) part. passé de poser. 1°   Mis en une certaine place. Un vase posé sur un buffet. •   Cet oiseau [le friquet], lorsqu il est posé, ne cesse de se remuer, de se tourner, de frétiller, BUFF. Ois. t. VI, p. 231. •   À onze… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • pose# — pose vb *propose, propound Analogous words: *ask, question, query: *puzzle, confound: baffle (see FRUSTRATE) pose n 1 Pose, air, affectation, mannerism are comparable when they mean an adopted rather than a natural way of speaking and behaving …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Pose — Pose, n. [F. pose, fr. poser. See {Pose}, v. t.] The attitude or position of a person; the position of the body or of any member of the body; especially, a position formally assumed for the sake of effect; an artificial position; as, the pose of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pose — Sf künstliche Haltung erw. fremd. Erkennbar fremd (19. Jh.) Entlehnung. Im Rahmen der Künstlersprache entlehnt aus frz. pose Stellung , zu frz. poser legen, stellen , das auf l. pōnere zurückgeht. Verb: posieren; im Bereich des Bodybuilding auch… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • pose — [n] artificial position act, affectation, air, attitude, attitudinizing, bearing, carriage, facade, fake, false show, front, guise, mannerism, masquerade, mien, positure, posture, posturing, pretense, pretension, role, stance, stand; concepts 633 …   New thesaurus

  • Pose — Pose, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Posed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Posing}.] [F. poser to place, to put, L. pausare to pause, in LL. also, to place, put, fr. L. pausa a pause, Gr. ?, fr. ? to make to cease, prob. akin to E. few. In compounds, this word appears… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English