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We’ve all been in days of old where you have five people in a conference room huddled over the speakerphone and four people dialing in and you can’t get a word in edgewise, and then papers are shuffling.The employee-driven future|MIT Technology Review Insights|December 8, 2021|MIT Technology Review
This was halfway through a meandering phone conversation—me in my apartment in New York, he at his home in Maine—in which I spent most of the time trying to get a word in edgewise.Talking With Tucker Carlson, the Most Powerful Conservative in America|Charlotte Alter|July 15, 2021|Time
When there’s a big group of workers in a video meeting gathered in person, for example, it can be tough for remote employees to get “a word in edgewise,” Brown says.
Instead, Coulter gouged a string of fellow conservatives, leaving Hannity struggling to get a word in edgewise.How Bad Is It? Even Ann Coulter Has Turned On Conservatives|Michelle Cottle|October 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It would be just like having Gingrich as VP—except that, with Sorrentino, every now and again Mitt might get a word in edgewise.Eight Ways Mitt Romney Could Beat Newt Gingrich|Michelle Cottle|December 16, 2011|DAILY BEAST
I want to hear that man sass you over the phone, if he can get in a word edgewise, and you on the other end of the line.David Lannarck, Midget|George S. Harney
Three flat stones were set up edgewise, and the spider set on them.Left on Labrador|Charles Asbury Stephens
Set the board on edge on the horizon plane and turn it edgewise toward the sun so that a shadow of the pin is cast on the plane.A Text-Book of Astronomy|George C. Comstock
The approach to the pavilion from the lower level of the garden was by a carefully graded slope of Roman brick, set edgewise.The History of Sir Richard Calmady|Lucas Malet
Zoséphine looked up to his face from the little foot that edgewise was writing nothings in the dust.Bonaventure|George Washington Cable
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