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The sharp landscape of the Purcells is shot through with avalanche paths where this oft-formidable snowpack frequently releases itself and thunders down the mountain, destroying everything in its path.How One Man Survived a Plane Crash and 5 Days in the Snowy Canadian Wilderness—and Went On to Help Shape the Modern Ski Industry|Cassidy Randall|December 27, 2020|Time
It’s an oft-cited statistic that 96 percent of American schoolchildren can identify Ronald McDonald.The McDonald’s Commercials That Live in Our Minds, Rent Free|MM Carrigan|December 18, 2020|Eater
An oft-cited example of the trend is Shopify, the Canadian company that helps shops create online stores that have gone bonkers amid the pandemic.
San Diego’s oft-delayed Pure Water project – a bid to create a third of the city’s water from recycled sewage – scored a victory in court Friday that could get the $5 billion project back on track.Politics Report: City’s Big Recycled Water Project Wins in Court|Andrew Keatts|July 25, 2020|Voice of San Diego
If the oft-talked-about college “hook-up culture” could be embodied by a place, it would be Shooters.Random Hook-Ups or Dry Spells: Why Millennials Flunk College Dating|Ellie Schaack|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The evolution of style is oft studied but rarely understood in any comprehensive manner.
First, the amazing and oft-commented upon speed at which public opinion has flipped.
The conforms of systemic racism have caused a precious grasping of your blackness that oft times seeks to destroy us.‘black-ish’ Keeps It Real about the Invisible Black Man|Judnick Mayard|September 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Despite the oft-repeated phrase “all publicity is good publicity,” most people with common sense know this is not true.
The Swiss soon found out that in Hephzibah he was dealing with a truthful girl; for the tale, though oft repeated, never varied.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Full oft, indeed,They gold and silver will despise, bills ofExchange preferring.The Poems of Giacomo Leopardi|Giacomo Leopardi
Many a time and oft had she pleaded, with tears, to the remorseless girl who looked so soft and yielding.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume II (of 3)|Charles James Wills
"Surely there can be no harm or danger," thought Bessie; but she remembered the oft-repeated warnings of her parents and aunt.The value of a praying mother|Isabel C. Byrum
As Bill looked over his oft-appraised stock, it seemed to have lost much of its one-time charm.Mystery Ranch|Arthur Chapman