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However, many of us may not wish to relinquish the idea of being free agents.
Leaving Silicon Valley for Los Angeles or San Diego means relinquishing 8% of their annual pay, said the people, who asked not to be identified discussing internal policies.Flee the city, keep your salary? Not so fast say more employers|Lee Clifford|November 22, 2020|Fortune
You chose first and never relinquished control, working your way horizontally across the board by first selecting all six $200 clues, then all six $400 clues, and so on, until you finally selected all the $1,000 clues.
You choose first and never relinquish control, working your way horizontally across the board by first selecting all six $200 clues, then all six $400 clues, and so on, until you finally select all the $1,000 clues.
Opponents of the amendment said Democrats were suckers to relinquish that power after Republicans nationwide have out-gerrymandered Democrats for years.Election 2020: Winners and losers from Virginia, Maryland and D.C.|Robert McCartney|November 6, 2020|Washington Post
Yanukovych bade them farewell and relinquished his right to state guards.
The cousin is said by the FBI to have relinquished his title as boss after his own conviction for racketeering.Meet Tony Zerilli, the Mobster Behind This Jimmy Hoffa Dig|Michael Daly|June 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
An investigation absolved Tunnell of any direct blame, but by then Tunnell had relinquished command of the brigade.6 Ways the U.S. Failed in Afghanistan: Speed Read of ‘Little America’|The Daily Beast|July 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
A repeal means the government has relinquished its duty to protect and serve the people.
No other president has relinquished international leadership and power so casually.
But before the hope of reducing the town by main force was relinquished, it was determined to make a great effort.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
Mrs. Daggett relinquished her random desire with her accustomed amiability.An Alabaster Box|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman and Florence Morse Kingsley
As Struve relinquished into her gantletted hands the reins of Persis's bridle she swung lightly up to the mare's back.The Bells of San Juan|Jackson Gregory
Here Sister Rose relinquished her pupil's hand, tapped three times on one of the panels, and signed to Lesley to open the door.Brooke's Daughter|Adeline Sergeant
I learned that he was engaged to a highly amiable young lady, who relinquished him, and shortly afterward died of a broken heart.