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If you snatch, I trade.

If you work with bites, I isolate,

If you work with celestial bodies, part of me protects.

If you work with the land, I divide.

What am I?

Give the reasoning for each line!

Since it's been answered already, an additional hint for anyone else who wants a go:

If you rest on me, I'm an indecision.

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I think you are a

fence

If you snatch, I trade.

A thief uses a fence to trade stolen goods.

If you work with bites, I isolate,

A dentist uses a fence to discourage a lateral tongue thrust by isolating teeth from the tongue.

If you work with celestial bodies, part of me protects.

The Space Fence is a surveillance system being built to track satellites and debris in Earth orbit.

If you work with the land, I divide.

A farmer uses a fence to partition land.

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  • $\begingroup$ Correct answer. However, what's your reasoning behind "part of me protects"? You actually got a different meaning for "I isolate", but it seems to work just as well! rot13(Pna lbh jbex bhg gur bgure nafjre nffhzvat gung'f gur yvar juvpu hfrf jbeqcynl?) I'm going to add the hint I had lined up if you want a go at that also $\endgroup$ – Bee Jun 20 at 13:16
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Based on the last line,

Sitting on the fence means that you're indecisive.

If you work with bites...

Braces look like a fence and they isolate/separate teeth?

The third line:

The Space Fence’s Early Warning System protects spaceships from space debris.

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  • $\begingroup$ Can you give the reasons which Tom has missed? $\endgroup$ – Bee Jun 20 at 14:45
  • $\begingroup$ How does this look, @Bee ? $\endgroup$ – El-Guest Jun 20 at 16:09
  • $\begingroup$ Did you read my comments on his answer? Third line "Part of me protects" is important for the answer I was hoping for. Also, rot13(Ovgrf vf n cynl ba jbeqf) although I liked Toms answer for that and it does work. think rot13(bhgfvqr bs qragvfgel) $\endgroup$ – Bee Jun 20 at 16:13
  • $\begingroup$ The Early Warning System is part of it, I didn’t think it was the whole thing. $\endgroup$ – El-Guest Jun 20 at 17:47

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