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How to use gunning in a sentence
Fort Bliss was shot in just 21 days, with the crew, Monaghan says, “running and gunning, literally.”Michelle Monaghan on ‘Fort Bliss,’ the Lack of Roles for Women, and ‘True Detective’ Hysteria | Marlow Stern | September 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
This growing clickbait awareness may ultimately cost news agencies that are gunning for short-term gains.Saving Us From Ourselves: The Anti-Clickbait Movement | Emily Shire | July 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Reed McCandless is gunning for a Republican congressional nomination against incumbent Rep. Raul Labrador of Idaho.Fringe Factor: Gay People Need to Be More Tolerant | Caitlin Dickson | May 18, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But will it keep women of talent and substance and mettle and ambition from gunning it forward?What Happens to Women When Female Leaders Like Jill Abramson Get Fired? | Keli Goff | May 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
That Obama would go gunning for affluent America was no secret.
Brodrick and the others had accepted the unique invitation, Laura gunning provisionally.
Mr. gunning looked about him, still alarmed, still surrounded as in his dream, by appalling presences.
There was a cupboard and an easy-chair for Mr. gunning on one side of the fireplace next the window.
He could not write paragraphs for the papers (they wouldn't take his paragraphs), but he could talk to Mr. gunning.
Addy Ranger took Mr. gunning very tenderly by the arm and led him to the stairs to see her go.
British Dictionary definitions for gunning
the act or an instance of shooting with guns
the art, practice, or act of hunting game with guns
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