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But on Thursday Boxer triggered a Golden State political earthquake, announcing that she would not seek a fifth term in 2016.The Golden State Preps for the ‘Red Wedding’ of Senate Races|David Freedlander|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The former Virginia governor was once the golden boy of the GOP.
The Second Republic was also considered the another golden age for Korean Cinema.Propaganda, Protest, and Poisonous Vipers: The Cinema War in Korea|Rich Goldstein|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And the series was implausibly shut out by both the Golden Globe and SAG Awards.‘The Comeback’ Finale: Give Lisa Kudrow All of the Awards|Kevin Fallon|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Defendant moved his hands in a manner so as to avoid the application of handcuffs to his wrists,” the complaint says.
I pictured him as slim and young looking, smooth-faced, with golden curly hair, and big brown eyes.The Boarded-Up House|Augusta Huiell Seaman
Centurus aurifrons dubius (Cabot): Golden-fronted Woodpecker.Summer Birds From the Yucatan Peninsula|Erwin E. Klaas
No man should regard the subject of religion as decided for him until he has read The Golden Bough.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
He set down as the second the golden rule, “Whatsoever ye would that men should do unto you, do ye even so to them.”The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
And he himself brought her the golden-brown bouillon, in a dainty Sevres cup, with a flaky cracker or two on the saucer.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
British Dictionary definitions for golden handcuffs
Idioms and Phrases with golden handcuffs
Financial benefits that an employee will lose upon resigning, as in The company's presented all the middle managers with golden handcuffs, so they can't afford to leave. This slangy business expression dates from the 1970s.