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Indeed, as an almost purely advisory firm, Lazard is (appropriately) barely affected by the Dodd-Frank reforms.
We were barely into the appetizer when he asked a fairly basic question—where did my family live?
Throughout all the stories of loss and pain with the Chief, there was barely a trace of emotion.
The star of the film was Glenn Ford, but I barely noticed him.
But even when the jet will be able to shoot its gun, the F-35 barely carries enough ammunition to make the weapon useful.New U.S. Stealth Jet Can’t Fire Its Gun Until 2019|Dave Majumdar|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In a few moments he gave an exclamation, and then he came down from the ladder so rapidly that he barely missed falling.The Great Stone of Sardis|Frank R. Stockton
And barely had he become accustomed to it when another and more startling change confronted him.The Haunters of the Silences|Charles G. D. Roberts
That she was beautiful, impulsive, barely two years older than Emil, these facts had had no weight with Alexandra.O Pioneers!|Willa Cather
The crowd had barely recovered from the effect of the astonishing revelation when the hearing was resumed.The Mystery of the Yellow Room|Gaston Leroux
On the night of the dance he had barely kept within the limit of decent behavior.Lonesome Land|B. M. Bower