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Although, there’s a lot of pent up demand and people want to get back to business.‘We’re getting more used to the uncertainty’: BBC Global News chief on ad-funded news|Lucinda Southern|September 10, 2020|Digiday
In doing so he exposed the failure of other airlines in the region to see the huge pent-up demand for cheap travel.Annoying Airport Delays Might Prevent You From Becoming the Next AirAsia 8501|Clive Irving|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Many pent-up resentments and latent frustrations are boiling inside the Negro, and he must release them.Alex Haley’s 1965 Playboy Interview with Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.|Alex Haley|January 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Perhaps so much so that he aroused whatever cruelty and anger and lunacy that Hernandez may have had pent up.
Is it the Internet as an escape valve for decades of pent-up rebellion against political correctness?
All that pent-up uncertainty—a “bonus,” by definition, is discretionary—creates paranoia pretty much all year.
Perhaps the words let loose the emotion, though of different kinds, pent up behind their silence.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
It was when one of the table-legs overturned the swill-pail that the long pent-up storm burst in a torrent of invective.
Instead, therefore, of receiving her former lover with dangerous pent-up fires, Lilian now feels pity for him.The Autobiography of a Play|Bronson Howard
At last his pent-up affections gave way, and he sought his chamber and wept there in secret.Beacon Lights of History, Volume II|John Lord
Another moment and he was in her arms, silent, speechless, with long arrears of pent-up emotion.Eric, or Little by Little|Frederic W. Farrar