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    hhtt21 is offline Key Member
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    usurp a garden

    "Some gardeners might spurn a plant that usurps and overgrows their garden."

    Because I am not familiar with the verbs used in the sentence, the sentence does not make much sense to me.

    Overgrow their garden=Cover their garden

    Spurn a plant=?

    Usurps their garden=?

    Thank you.

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    GoesStation is offline Moderator
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    Re: usurp a garden

    Overgrow means "get too big for the available space".

    Spurn means "reject".

    Usurps means "takes over without permission".
    I am not a teacher.

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