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Example sentences from the Web for stunt
Because you sent it to my office at midnight and simultaneously released it to the press, I can unfortunately only conclude it is a political stunt.
Before the show, which is in previews, viewers watch a short video in which they are instructed to assemble basic tools they’ll use as Suran performs his confounding stunts.With playhouses dark, interactive theater online is lighting things up|Peter Marks|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
Buzzard agrees, calling the formalization of perfectoid spaces a “gimmick” — the kind of early stunt that new technologies sometimes perform to demonstrate their worth.
In a tweet Wednesday, Snider called the stunt “moronic,” and shared a video that was recorded by an upset customer inside the Target at Coral Ridge Mall in Fort Lauderdale.Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider does not approve of anti-maskers using ‘We’re Not Gonna Take It’|radmarya|September 17, 2020|Fortune
He jumps on his bike, does a few stunts on the balcony, then rolls down the interior stairs.Vittorio Brumotti Serves Vigilante Justice on a Bike|Tom Vanderbilt|September 15, 2020|Outside Online
Mary Elizabeth Williams of Salon labels the show a “crass stunt” on a “bottom-feeding vortex of sadness network.”Your Husband Is Definitely Gay: TLC’s Painful Portrait of Mormonism|Samantha Allen|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Sometimes you have to fly stunt formations with a plane and another guy in a jetpack to really get your kicks.
She maintains that her mattress-carrying stunt is an “art piece,” not a protest.
Admittedly it would be called a stunt, but Obama needs something dramatic to rejuvenate his leadership.Can Obama and a Republican Senate Find Common Ground?|Eleanor Clift|November 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sadly, Dell was killed five weeks after performing this stunt, fatally injured in a different performance.
Dedmon, here, was out of a job—thanks to you and your meddling—and the steering stunt offered good pay.The Wreckers|Francis Lynde
He did the 'Great White Way' stunt—the restaurants, the roof gardens, a pretty actress at times, jewels and champagne.The Winning Clue|James Hay, Jr.
Grayson's doing a stunt to-day that would have driven me mad with envy if I could have stopped to look on.Red Pepper Burns|Grace S. Richmond
The stunt did more than earn the boys a large share of fame.Radio Boys Loyalty|Wayne Whipple
"You try any stunt like that and I'll shoot you," Frank Nelsen promised.The Planet Strappers|Raymond Zinke Gallun