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We’d all like to be the one that dazzles onlookers by nailing everything on the first try—but you never know who might be even more impressed by a determined second shot.
Other onlookers, including me, say if parents want schools that demanding, they should be allowed to have them.Can charter schools pick the best students? No, but many believe the myth.|Jay Mathews|January 2, 2021|Washington Post
The driver staggers on through the street, grabbing onlookers, all of whom die in moments.‘Red Hands’ is either creepily satisfying or a trigger for your worst nightmare|Elizabeth Hand|December 17, 2020|Washington Post
That led reporters and interested onlookers to assume results were final.Politics Report: It’s Happening! Plus, the Elections Contest|Scott Lewis and Andrew Keatts|October 31, 2020|Voice of San Diego
The Atlantic’s proposition may be at odds with this trend, but industry onlookers applaud it for taking a longer-term view.‘Permission to think long term’: The Atlantic digs for deeper, smarter client partnerships|Lucinda Southern|September 18, 2020|Digiday
The paper reports: “It was utterly shocking to watch,” said one onlooker.
Everyone has fallen into the predictable roles of condemner, (rare and tentative) defender, and gleeful onlooker.The Anthony Weiner Scandal: C’mon, America, Nobody’s Perfect|Lee Siegel|June 11, 2011|DAILY BEAST
She was wearing an "incredibly low-cut dress," one onlooker said.
There can hardly have been an onlooker who would not have wanted to go up to the young man and shake his hand.
Asked one onlooker motioning toward the crush of people blockading every clothes rack.
He looked into the eyes of great Osiris,… and that part of him that ever watched—the great Onlooker—smiled.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
Tchernitchev delayed his departure, remaining merely as an onlooker, to give the Prussians the support of his presence.The Political History of England - Vol. X.|William Hunt
But the performance that stopped every heart and made every onlooker hold his breath was the parachute jumps.The Flying Reporter|Lewis E. (Lewis Edwin) Theiss
By nightfall the place was the scene of great activity, and to an onlooker produced a singular effect.Ocean to Ocean on Horseback|Willard Glazier
It is usually the onlooker who sees that, just as a critic sees more in a picture than the painter ever put there.The Isle of Unrest|Henry Seton Merriman