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To be swelled

Unread postby Volcano » Mon Jul 06, 2009 8:03 pm

Tell your father that his account swelled

Can to be swelled be used for accounts?

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Re: To be swelled

Unread postby Josef » Sun Aug 23, 2009 8:41 pm

If you mean something like a bank account, yes, it's possible; though instinctively I feel it's more likely to be used for a debt.

The national deficit has swollen to $3 trillion.

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