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Those negotiations proved beneficial to Crane and the Astros.Jeff Luhnow, fired as GM after sign-stealing scandal, sues Astros for $22 million|Cindy Boren|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
Particle effects explode and zoom past with more detail than ever as vehicles, cranes or armor blast apart.PlayStation 5 review: PS5 is a sensory game-changer|Elise Favis|November 6, 2020|Washington Post
We unzipped the body bag, and a crowd of craned necks strained to get a look.
Reporters craned to see him, noting that he wore a loose fitting, dark blue prison uniform that looked like surgical scrubs.Bin Laden’s Son-in-Law Is Arraigned Just Blocks From the Twin Towers|Michael Daly|March 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
His neck is always craned, ears pricked, waiting for cymbal splash of Art happening.Geoff Dyer Takes on Andrei Tarkovsky’s Film ‘Stalker’ in ‘Zona’|Chris Wallace|February 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He had a smile on his face as he craned his neck to peek around the guards strapping him into the chair.
When her turn came to speak, the room hushed and craned its collective neck.
Shopkeepers ran out of their shops, housewives craned over their balconies to listen to him.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
She craned forward, the smile gone from her lips, a horror in her eyes, her bosom heaving.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
From the near-by barracks troopers craned through windows, and gathered in doorways.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
"Um, that's better," admitted Grace, while the girls craned their necks for a better view of the horseman.The Outdoor Girls in the Saddle|Laura Lee Hope
There was a tremendous hullaboo about something, and I craned to see over the shoulder of the man in front.The New Machiavelli|Herbert George Wells