verb (intr, adverb often foll by to) informal
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Just the hard-on before you shoot unarmed members of the public.'Babylon' Review: The Dumb Lives of Trigger-Happy Cops|Melissa Leon|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Three on-the-record stories from a family: a mother and her daughters who came from Phoenix.I Tried to Warn You About Sleazy Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in 2003|Vicky Ward|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
You just travel light with carry-on luggage, go to cities that you love, and get to hang out with all your friends.
It was a brick wall that we turned into the on-ramp of a highway.
Could the (thus far) timid trembling give way to a full-on, grand mal seizure?26 Earthquakes Later, Fracking’s Smoking Gun Is in Texas|James Joiner|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
This would in any event have depressed prices of cotton, even under ordinary conditions.
Cotton exchanges reopened on November 16, and stock exchanges opened for restricted trading shortly thereafter.
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
When in the city they wore a rough felt conical hat and dark blue cotton robe.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
There was no finery in her wardrobe, a few neat cotton gowns for summer wear, and homespun for the winter—that was all.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie