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Example sentences for cropper

The change from cropper to tenant was accomplished by fixing the rent.
However, it could still come a-cropper if it is not careful.
The cropper feeds on the dominant species, preventing them from crowding out new arrivals.
Unfortunately, it is when the skaters leave the ice that they and the film come a cropper.
Cropper seconded the motion, which was carried by a unanimous vote.

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