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Origin of sprint
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Example sentences from the Web for sprint
After months of holding firm, even as Treasury yields steadily climbed, mortgage rates have finally relented in the past couple weeks, keeping pace with yields that have turned their steady jog upward into an all-out sprint.Mortgage rates surge higher for second week in a row|Kathy Orton|February 25, 2021|Washington Post
Because you get to the office early, sprint all day, say “yes” to everything lobbed at you, leave work by the moon, stagger home, and fall into bed the second you get there.
With about 150 yards to go, the squad members broke into a dead sprint.“I Don’t Trust the People Above Me”: Riot Squad Cops Open Up About Disastrous Response to Capitol Insurrection|by Joaquin Sapien and Joshua Kaplan|February 12, 2021|ProPublica
Then, they’d add more time on the clock, and Embiid would run full-court sprints between shots.Joel Embiid Changed His Offseason Conditioning. Now He’s Playing Like An MVP.|Yaron Weitzman|February 9, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
The trials lasted a little over six minutes on average, and as expected they followed a U-shaped pacing profile with a fast start, even-paced middle, and finishing sprint.
It seems highly implausible that the Chuck Todd Effect will ultimately decide the McConnell/Grimes sprint to the finish.Those Alison Lundergan Grimes Obituaries Were Premature—She’s Hanging On|Jonathan Miller|October 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When you hit a throttle on a sprint car, the car sets sideways.Homicide or Accident in Tony Stewart’s NASCAR Scandal?|Robert Silverman|August 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Crossfit combines push ups, pull-ups, olympic lifting and other exercises in a quick circuit sprint.
For this reason, the CDC says its response will be more of a “marathon” than a sprint.
For the remaining Republicans, the end of the primary will merely be the beginning of a frenzied sprint to the runoff.
There never was a woman crossing the street on a muddy day that you didn't sprint to get a look at her ankles.You Never Know Your Luck, Complete|Gilbert Parker
He broke into a sprint, trying to stay away from the fatal touch.The Status Civilization|Robert Sheckley
If the stop-watch could have been held on me, I am sure I should have established a record for a short-distance sprint.My Life in Many States and in Foreign Lands|George Francis Train
Stallings leaped from the animal's head and the cowpunchers made a quick sprint to remove themselves from the danger zone.The Pony Rider Boys in Texas|Frank Gee Patchin
A wild yell from the bushes bordering the trail they were following nearly sent the guide off on another sprint.The Pony Rider Boys on the Blue Ridge|Frank Gee Patchin