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Definition for short list (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
Example sentences from the Web for short list
When Krzyzewski went to summer camps to scout, he had a very short list of people he would go to dinner with between sessions.Tom Konchalski made basketball better. The sport won’t be the same without him.|John Feinstein|February 8, 2021|Washington Post
Many said Jensen had been on the short list of potential Council members, but few seemed to know much about her, leading to open speculation that her ascension was somehow improper.North County Report: Appointment of New Oceanside Leader Making Waves|Kayla Jimenez|February 4, 2021|Voice of San Diego
Transurban is on a short list of those bidding for billions of dollars in state contracts to build toll lanes on the Beltway and Interstate 270 in Maryland.Northern Virginia toll road operator Transurban to sell half its stake in lanes|Luz Lazo|December 17, 2020|Washington Post
“If you’re not on that short list, you really need get creative,” he said.‘Fewer, bigger, better’: RFP close rates rise for publishers as buyers look to keep things simple|Max Willens|October 21, 2020|Digiday
To be a Third World country was to be on a short list of nations who were being asked to take a side amid the geopolitical chaos of the 1950’s Cold War.
As this list shows, punishments typically run to a short-ish jail sentence and/or a moderately hefty fine.
“Gronkowski” itself never manages to sound more erotic than the name of a hearty Polish stew or a D-list WWE performer.
With all due respect to his athletic skill, Gronkowski is not high on the list of NFL players that elicit carnal thoughts.
In fact, he's not even high on the list of NFL players one jerks off too during halftime at Gillette Stadium.
There is a larger reason, beyond the airlines themselves, why Lion Air and 61 other Indonesian airlines are on this black list.Annoying Airport Delays Might Prevent You From Becoming the Next AirAsia 8501|Clive Irving|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Sometimes the stems are quite bare; on other occasions they are partly branched; in any case the branches are short.How to Know the Ferns|S. Leonard Bastin
Many of their cannon balls that fell far short of us, were collected and returned to them with powerful effect.
He was tall and of familiar figure, and the firelight was playing in the tossed curls of his short, fair hair.The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden
He gives a list of the sponsors of the baptized Indians, who included many of the French nobility and clergy.
They are ovoid in shape, and lie in pairs, end to end, often forming short chains.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd