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Chin was betrayed by a defector, and his backstory was a jaw-dropping example of how well China’s intelligence services played the long game.
Given Chair Khan’s position that the FTC itself needs to be overhauled and empowered in order to bring actions like this against companies like Facebook, it seems clear that all these are merely the opening gambits in a long, long game.Facebook is shook, asks for removal of FTC Chair Khan from antitrust cases against it|Devin Coldewey|July 14, 2021|TechCrunch
On the 589th day, which fell on March 5, he declared it “clean,” but he’s still going back to make sure no new trash has appeared, and now he’s starting to clean other local parks, too, because he knows addressing pollution is a long game.Why a Gen Zer Picking Up Trash in a Park Went Viral|Heather Hansman|April 22, 2021|Outside Online
Playing the long game, a number of funds — from the Horizons Marijuana Life Sciences Index to the Alternative Harvest ETF — are trading exclusively in cannabis stocks.
If he looked untrained, as if he were thrust into a new position in the fourth hour of a long game in the third month of a long season — that’s because he had never played first in a 10-year career.Josh Harrison is the right blend of versatility and offense for Nationals|Jesse Dougherty|March 4, 2021|Washington Post
In other words, fluoride is a broad-spectrum, bipartisan, long-lasting magnet for dissent.
This is going to be the Game of Thrones of U.S. Senate races.The Golden State Preps for the ‘Red Wedding’ of Senate Races|David Freedlander|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Dora is seen getting dressed as a mermaid by a cursor being manned by some omniscient game player.Sleazy Billionaire’s Double Life Featured Beach Parties With Stephen Hawking|M.L. Nestel|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And they might not have to wait that long to show their political heft.
The plan is to stretch it out as long as possible, then probably forget about it, and then suddenly remember it.‘Archer’ Creator Adam Reed Spills Season 6 Secrets, From Surreal Plotlines to Life Post-ISIS|Marlow Stern|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And to tell the truth, she couldn't help wishing he could see, so he could make the game livelier.The Tale of Grandfather Mole|Arthur Scott Bailey
It was a decayed house of superb proportions, but of a fashion long passed away.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
As long as may be necessary, Sam,” replied Mr. Pickwick, “you have my full permission to remain.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens
Ages back—let musty geologists tell us how long ago—'twas a lake, larger than the Lake of Geneva.
I hate to be long at my toilette at any time; but to delay much in such a matter while travelling is folly.