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English verb: incur

1. incur (stative) make oneself subject to; bring upon oneself; become liable to

SamplesPeople who smoke incur a great danger to their health.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)subject

Narrower (hyponym)run

2. incur (change) receive a specified treatment (abstract)

SamplesThese aspects of civilization do not find expression or receive an interpretation.
His movie received a good review.
I got nothing but trouble for my good intentions.

Synonymsfind, get, obtain, receive

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)change

Narrower (hyponym)take

Verb groupacquire, get

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