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float someone
 v.— «Young newcomers to the city of a certain income—that is, those who are neither investment bankers nor being floated by their parents—manage to live the kind of lives they want in New York.» —“Starting Salaries but New York Tastes” by Cara Buckley New York Times May 25, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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