Are you taking any initiative to preempt being in a scary situation like that again?
I plan on going early so I can preempt a good section of seats for us before the others get there.
Talking about how to deal with the rowdy members of out club will preempt today's other topics.
The people of the community gathered at the historic building to preempt its demolotion.
Talking about how to deal with the rowdy members of our club will preempt today's other topics.
Yet, it's horrendously inadvisable to preempt this date with the phrase "We need to talk."
His executive action may preempt war fromoccuringany time soon.
preempt any results by saying anything!
Another is when you preempt an opponent making an attack on you; this is called preemption from a state of waiting.
This same movie brought renewed life to the film franchise and also threatened to preempt any future movies.
"To preempt or wait," Jenn murmured.
preempt attacks than just react to them.
preempt any claim to priority he could reasonably make.
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