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    Usage of lift

    They lifted it from a song a German band had made in 90's.

    Does the above sentence make sense? Does it mean they copied the song from a German band? Can lift be used in that sense?


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    Re: Usage of lift

    "lift something from a song"

    I think that the "lift" means:
    COPY IDEAS / WORDS
    [vn] to use sbís ideas or words without asking permission or without saying where they come from plagiarize: She lifted most of the ideas from a book she had been reading.

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    Re: Usage of lift

    Thanks a lot, Daruma!

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