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With Charlie Hebdo, “you really have a clean case here,” Shearer said.
This is a guy who has his son-in-law clean his eyeglasses, for crying out loud.
Millions of dollars in renovation later the building is gorgeous—Clean, well-kept, organized.His First Day Out Of Jail After 40 Years: Adjusting To Life Outside|Justin Rohrlich|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
“Clean as a whistle,” says a senior investigator involved in the case.
Clean-shaven and balding, Saleem is in his forties and walks with a limp.The Dangerous Drug-Funded Secret War Between Iran and Pakistan|Umar Farooq|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He shall give his mind to finish the glazing, and his watching to make clean the furnace.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
"Here's my authority, yuh blasted runt," he yelled, and jerked his six-shooter to a level with the policeman's breast.
It is something which takes side in the child's breast with the reasonable governor and the laws which he or she administers.Children's Ways|James Sully
Alessandro walked at the horses' heads, his face sunk on his breast, his eyes fixed on the ground.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
We laid him down gently, folded his arms on his breast, and for a moment held our peace in tribute to his passing.