Spector studied law after stints in the military and a “leftist kibbutz in Israel.”
The actors perform these scenes for four, sometimes six hour, stints and are “exhausted,” he adds, by the end of their shifts.
Duffy is also a championship lumberjack athlete and had stints as a commentator on ESPN.
Under normal circumstances, they would be replaced when their stints in Washington are up.
Among his previous assignments were stints in war zones like Afghanistan and the Congo.
And beget a lot of brats for some cheap clerk, who stints her expenses!
And he has lands and a castle; and yet how miserably we live, and how he stints me!
And he has lands and a castle—and yet how miserably we live, and how he stints me!
Tell the cook it's an order, and if he stints it there'll be consequences.
stints in great numbers about the seashore & marshes about stifkey Burnham & other parts.
"to limit, restrain, to be sparing or frugal," Old English styntan "to blunt, make dull," from Proto-Germanic *stuntijanan (cf. Old Norse stuttr "short, scant," Middle High German stunz "blunt, short," German stutzen "to cut short, curtail, stop, hesitate"), from PIE root *(s)teu- "to beat, strike, push, thrust" (see steep (adj.)). Related: Stinted; stinting. The noun is attested from c.1300.