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I knocked a door in my last campaign with a woman crying on her stoop because she was losing her housing.“The People We Serve Are Paying Too Much for Energy:” Virginia Lawmakers Are Targeting Dominion Energy|by Patrick Wilson and Mel Leonor, Richmond Times-Dispatch|January 29, 2021|ProPublica
Dogs that had originally arrived by ship as far back as the early 1800s got that name after the pots with dregs of burned peas and rice put out on the stoops for them at week’s end.I have the pandemic to thank for this precious time with my old hound, Teddy|Diana Nyad|December 21, 2020|Washington Post
I see the owner of the car, a lady in a bumblebee costume and a mask, handing something to a kid on the stoop of a nearby house.I Tried to Cut Out the Distance in Distance Learning – Here’s What Happened|Thomas Courtney|July 13, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Nobody ever says they want to become a cop so they can bust people for urinating in public or drinking alcohol on their stoop.
Why stoop to intentional leaks and anonymous sources to push a defensive narrative?Can We Trust The New York Times After the Abramson Debacle?|Joe Concha|May 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The archetype of the disobedient Cossack who will not stoop to intimidation remains an important part of Ukrainian identity.
I had to sit on my stoop for a few minutes and think, ‘Did that just happen?’Making It in the 2-1-2: How Kenneth Walsh Achieved His NY Dream|Tim Teeman|February 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then you see him stoop to something this kind of person would never do, steal a bicycle.Mel Brooks’s 11 Favorite Movie Scenes: ‘Psycho’ to ‘Some Like It Hot’|Mel Brooks|May 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I would even, I decided, stoop to having him thrown in jail on a phony charge, if that should be necessary.Nine Men in Time|Noel Miller Loomis
Ask yourself if I have ever done a single thing which would indicate that I would stoop to the slaughter of the innocent.
Oh, how it makes a poor fellow's back ache, to stoop down and weed onions for half a day.Mike Marble|Uncle Frank
Near the low ceiling of the watch-house several hammocks are slung, obliging men to stoop a little as they move about.The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands|R.M. Ballantyne
To use the language of the talented Mr. Whipper, "they cannot be raised in this country, without being stoop shouldered."