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with acc.—With verbs of motion, towards, to: cuius ob os Grai ora obvertebant sua, Poët. ap. C.: Turni se pestis ob ora Fert, V.— With verbs of rest, before, in front of, over against: non mihi mors ob oculos versabatur?: ignis ob os offusus.—On account of, for, because of, by reason of, for the sake of: pretium ob stultitiam fero, T.: tibi ob eam rem bene faxim, T.: ob rem nullam misit (me), for nothing, T.: ob merita carus, S.: ob aliquod emolumentum suum: ob rem iudicandam pecuniam accipere: meliores ob eam scientiam esse, for that knowledge: unius ob iram Prodimur, V.: Aut ob avaritiam aut miserā ambitione laborat, H.—In the phrase, quam ob rem (or quamobrem), on which account, wherefore, therefore, hence, accordingly: quam ob rem id primum videamus, quatenus, etc.—With neut. pron., on that account, therefore: ignaris hostibus et ob id quietis, L.: ob haec consuli nihil cunctandum visum, L.: ob ea consul senatum consulebat, S.—In consideration of, in return for, instead of: ager oppositus est pignori Decem ob minas, T.: pecuniam ob absolvendum accipere: tibi has Haudquaquam ob meritum poenas Suscitat, in proportion to, V.—In the phrase, ob rem, to the purpose, with advantage, profitably, usefully: An. non pudet Vanitatis? Do. minime, dum ob rem, T.: id frustra an ob rem faciam, S.

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