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In style and rhetoric, McAuliffe sought to convey to voters the impression that his nomination is a foregone conclusion — even down to a stately office backdrop on screen that was centered by a large sectional couch.
Neither peace nor co-existence ever stood a chance, with the Palestinian uprising of 2000-2005 in one form or another as foregone a conclusion as its various predecessors.
To be sure, Republican rule of the Senate is not a foregone conclusion.The 2014 Election Is Yet Another Scrum in the Culture Wars|Lloyd Green|October 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Indeed, to members of the Yes campaign in the final days, victory was a foregone conclusion.
As Egyptians go to the polls, the election of a new strongman is a foregone conclusion.Let's Get Real: Washington Can't Walk Away From Cairo|Frank G. Wisner|May 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In his home state, Brian Sandoval is a foregone lock to be reelected governor.
Usually the Best Picture winner is a foregone conclusion by this point—did anyone really think The Artist or Argo would lose?And the Best Picture Oscar Goes to… ‘12 Years A Slave,’ ‘Gravity,’ or ‘American Hustle?’|Kevin Fallon, Marlow Stern|March 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He must have seen, long before November 1292, that an adverse decision was a foregone conclusion.King Robert the Bruce|A. F. Murison
It seems to be a foregone conclusion that I shall never hear a good performance of one of my operas.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky|Modeste Tchaikovsky
Finally, a foregone conclusion against her had stolen into Theodore's mind, and this she could not conquer.At the Sign of the Cat and Racket|Honore de Balzac
General opinion in financial circles leans to idea that new policy is foregone failure.The Wreckers|Francis Lynde
Unless they were captured, it was a foregone conclusion that Trymore and Pringle would try to reach the car.Motor Matt's Mystery|Stanley R. Matthews