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Overcooking them tends to render them mushy and brings out their acrid flavors and smells.A guide to Brussels sprouts: How to choose, store, season and cook the versatile vegetable|Daniela Galarza|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
A new administration typically raises investor hopes of fresh spending on infrastructure—upgrades that both sides of the aisle tend to support.
The president has repeatedly expressed his dismay with Fox’s news reporters, who have tended to call out his most egregiously false statements but still seems to favor Fox’s aggressively supportive opinion hosts.Rudy Giuliani floated ‘dangerous’ and incendiary false claims of election conspiracy — and Fox News broadcast it live|Paul Farhi, Elahe Izadi|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
And, he pointed out, trail races tend to be social events, with runners often grouped together.As the coronavirus tears through rural Maryland, an ultramarathon plans to race on|Rick Maese|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
Regulators alleged Apple equipped iPhones with batteries that tended to lose power and shut down, and then tried to manage the issue through updates that “throttled” the devices’ performance in order to prevent them from turning off.Apple to pay $113 million to settle claims over iPhone ‘batterygate’|Verne Kopytoff|November 18, 2020|Fortune
Two men, who identified themselves as brothers, were tending the bar.I Was Gang Raped at a UVA Frat 30 Years Ago, and No One Did Anything|Liz Seccuro|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In a country where stability is still fragile and requires careful tending, Ebola is a wrecking ball.
Until the late 1960s, more than half of the U.S. states had laws on the books prohibiting women from tending bar.
But municipal workers are still to be seen tending flowerbeds.As the Key Battle Looms, a Report from Ukraine's Front Lines|Jamie Dettmer|August 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Despite sustaining the injury in the 85th minute, he powered through, tending goal until the final whistle.
The air in the chamber will press upon the back of the valve V, tending to keep it closed.The Recent Revolution in Organ Building|George Laing Miller
She warned her friends of its approach, even before they were conscious of the gulf to which they were tending.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott
We find things here, though not quite so unquiet as at Pernambuco, yet tending the same way.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil|Maria Graham
Everything tending to this end is to him venerable and holy, and it is in this respect alone that he worships the Lingam.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
Moreover, he continued his swift course, always approaching and tending to overtake the slower bodies that preceded him, viz.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems|Geoffrey Chaucer