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On Friday evening, as the conference got underway, the two senators were on the stage delivering comedic standup routines.
Something similar appears to be underway now in the Syrian provinces of Raqqa and Deir ez-Zor.
As talks get underway again in Vienna, many voices are raised against them on Capitol Hill and abroad.
DNA testing is underway to identity the cadavers, which at the time of discovery were burned beyond recognition.
Several experiments in the emerging vehicle-to-grid sector are underway.
Now for a little try at the sharks, spoke Sam, as the boat got underway and swung out into the channel.The Motor Boys on the Atlantic|Clarence Young
And once the program was underway, it had been guided with a skill that bordered on genius.The Misplaced Battleship|Harry Harrison (AKA Henry Maxwell Dempsey)
I did check our files and I determined that we had an investigation currently underway with regard to Oswald.Warren Commission (4 of 26): Hearings Vol. IV (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
But this is enough to get it underway and all you can use, I think, well, for that purpose at present.Warren Commission (5 of 26): Hearings Vol. V (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
In another five minutes they'll be underway to the point where I won't be able to follow.Medal of Honor|Dallas McCord Reynolds