Your mom was recruited to sell opium because she's so strong, she can keep the block locked down all by herself if need be.
to raise funds, solicit contributions (for a magazine ,etc.), to find workers or soldiers.
you'll see this sign a lot. It means 'now hiring!'
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You recruit members to give your organization more STRENGTH.
You have to make a living every DAY.
The grave is in the EARTH.
But you carve a model airplane out of WOOD.