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belong to sth

verb uk phrasal verb with belong   /bɪˈlɒŋ/ us    /-ˈlɑːŋ/
B1 to be a member of a group or organization: They belong to the same chess club.
Translations of “belong to sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 是…的一員…
in Russian быть членом…
in Turkish bir gruba, kuruluşa ait olmak, mensubu olmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 是…的一员…
in Polish należeć do czegoś…
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