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    Lest?

    Please help me use this word: LEST
    Its not clear even after refering dictionaries

    thank you

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    Re: Lest?

    Quote Originally Posted by Shad View Post
    Please help me use this word: LEST
    Its not clear even after refering dictionaries

    thank you
    "Lest" is a conjunction that means "for fear that".

    It is used when one wants to state a course of action that will avoid a negative occurrence. It is usually followed by the subjunctive mood.

    We should plead guilty to manslaughter, lest we be convicted of murder.

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    Re: Lest?

    Thank You Mike

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    Re: Lest?

    Quote Originally Posted by Shad View Post
    Thank You Mike
    You're welcome, Shad.

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