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Example sentences from the Web for hunt
NSO sells Pegasus with the same pitch arms dealers use to sell conventional weapons, positioning it as a crucial aid in the hunt for terrorists and criminals.
Lawrence Corey, a virologist from Fred Hutchinson who was tapped by Warp Speed in July to head the US trials, says the vaccine hunt is moving quickly because scientists have been “planning for success.”Every country wants a covid-19 vaccine. Who will get it first?|Katie McLean|August 13, 2020|MIT Technology Review
The letter, from Elliott deputy John Hemmerling, didn’t just promise a leak hunt for Hargrove’s sources.
The Arizona Diamondbacks were in the wild-card hunt a year ago and added Madison Bumgarner, Starling Marte and Kole Calhoun in the offseason to bolster their rotation and lineup.The Dodgers Lead Our National League Predictions, But Don’t Count Out The Nats Or … Reds?|Travis Sawchik|July 22, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Others are on the hunt for what animal the virus jumped into people from, which can help scientists understand how the virus made the jump and guide policies to monitor those animals for related coronaviruses.Here’s what we’ve learned in six months of COVID-19 — and what we still don’t know|Erin Garcia de Jesus|June 30, 2020|Science News
The kid from next door drops by and Marvin talks to him about the stunts in his latest film, Death Hunt.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The Federal Duck Stamp Act raised the fee on stamps needed to hunt waterfowl on federal land from $15 to $25.Nazis, Sunscreen, and Sea Gull Eggs: Congress in 2014 Was Hella Productive|Ben Jacobs|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Jordanian intelligence played an important role in the hunt that eventually killed Zarqawi in Iraq in 2006.
A team of cops swarmed the apartment in the hunt for a potential homicide suspect they believed was hiding in the residences.Worse Than Eric Garner: Cops Who Got Away With Killing Autistic Men and Little Girls|Emily Shire|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In her mind, the entire ordeal was a witch-hunt led by the local authorities.
Mrs. Jolly Robin had often wished—when she was trying to feed a rapidly-growing family—that she could hunt forp.The Tale of Grandfather Mole|Arthur Scott Bailey
When the whole hunt is hunting up, each single change is made between the whole hunt, and the next bell above it.
With these ten Hunts, the first change in each Peal is made by hunting the whole Hunt up.
This Peal (by the Rules aforesaid) may be Rang with any whole hunt, half hunt, and quarter hunt.
The half hunt is alwayes one of the two hindmost bells which makes every bob-change.
British Dictionary definitions for hunt (1 of 2)
Derived forms of hunthuntedly, adverb
Word Origin for hunt
British Dictionary definitions for hunt (2 of 2)
Idioms and Phrases with hunt
see happy hunting ground; high and low, (hunt); run with (the hare, hunt with the hounds).