small cog in a large wheel
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Something like fluoride, which is too small for normal filters, yanks away that feeling of agency.
A fourth suspect, a 26-year-old woman named Hayat Boumeddiene, remains at large.
However much we gossip about heterosexual couples with large age gaps, we at least refrain from calling them sex offenders.
And yes, someone has already called Spencer a “Small Fry,” har har.
I think a large majority of our fans are [other] nationalities.‘Black Dynamite’ Presents Police Brutality: The Musical|Stereo Williams|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The Duchess had also a tent for their sick men; so that we had a small town of our own here, and every body employed.
Suddenly, however, he became aware of a small black spot far ahead in the very middle of the unencumbered track.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
He is perplexed and hindered by the lack of soldiers, but is doing his best with his small forces.
A small book, bound in full purple calf, lay half hidden in a nest of fine tissue paper on the dressing-table.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
Before the outlaw can comply with this small request the horn sounds again.Physiology of The Opera|John H. Swaby (AKA "Scrici")