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The actors perform these scenes for four, sometimes six hour, stints and are “exhausted,” he adds, by the end of their shifts.Sex, Blood, and Screaming: Blackout’s Dark Frights|Tim Teeman|October 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Among his previous assignments were stints in war zones like Afghanistan and the Congo.Brazil’s World Cup Is An Expensive, Exploitative Nightmare|Vac Verikaitis|May 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Under normal circumstances, they would be replaced when their stints in Washington are up.Exclusive: State Department Approves, Then Revokes, Visa for New Syrian Diplomat|Josh Rogin|July 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Spector studied law after stints in the military and a “leftist kibbutz in Israel.”
Her rise to fame was hampered by a debilitating heroin addiction, stints in rehab, and troubles with the law.
Of course it was not that abject kind of poverty which stints the supply of food and fire in a house.Sword and Pen|John Algernon Owens
Don't gossip, or you won't get your stints done before mother comes home.Giles Corey, Yeoman|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
He has his signs too, and aspects, his seasons, periods and stints.Tablets|Amos Bronson Alcott
All of our girls had done some war relief work, so it was easy to set them to their stints.Molly Brown's College Friends|Nell Speed
He stints himself for his family, he stints himself still further to have a little money for the books that he needs.Napoleon's Young Neighbor|Helen Leah Reed