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The cop reholsters his gun, and it seems to have ended with no further bloodshed as he moves to retrieve the knife.
When gunshots burst out, she ran to retrieve her child from school and returned to her house just as a bomb hit next door.‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis|Nina Strochlic|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After weeks of training, the first mission set out to retrieve Kent Brantly, an American doctor.The American Ebola Rescue Plan Hinges on One Company. Meet Phoenix.|Abby Haglage|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He put it down his shirt and asked her to retrieve it, saying she was “all talk” and “no play” when she refused.Speed Read: Lena Dunham’s Most Shocking Confessions From ‘Not That Kind of Girl’|Kevin Fallon|September 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Rising to retrieve it, I offer her what meager reassurance I can muster.
I could not stop to retrieve the question papers with a pair of tongs—as I might, had I not been hurried.Ruth Fielding At College|Alice B. Emerson
From that moment he did everything that mortal man could do to retrieve his fatal mistake."Shiloh" as Seen by a Private Soldier|Warren Olney
This young king continued the war, but was unable to retrieve the ill-fortunes of his people.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 5|Hubert Howe Bancroft
As Parr moved to retrieve these, his companions called out to halt him.The Devil's Asteroid|Manly Wade Wellman
Lady Evenswood, with a quick perception, tried to retrieve the observation.Tristram of Blent|Anthony Hope