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Up and down the plane I heard the slap of blinders yanked down over the windows while the rest of us eagerly took in the view.The Life and Hard Times Of The Family A Cuban Defector Left Behind|Brin-Jonathan Butler|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Two Ukrainian journalists were recently yanked out of taxis and beaten savagely, one shot in the chest and killed.Ukraine Is On the Verge Of War And Putin Is To Blame|Michael Weiss|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The uber addictive game (the biggest time water of 2014) was yanked from app stores after its creator, Don Nguyen, had had enough.An iPhone With Flappy Bird Was Selling For $100,000 on eBay|Marina Watts|February 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His conception of the absolute, he thought, could be yanked in to save people from themselves.In A Very Deep Way: Remembering Rabbi David Hartman|Bernard Avishai|February 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It is difficult to know why this particular attack has yanked South Africans out of their complacency.
He kicked me in the chest and the warrior yanked on the cord and threw me down on my face and all but strangled me.
The third cabin, the one occupied by the Dales, burst into flames as I was being yanked into the first fringe of bushes.
They yanked me around in behind the squad, and told me they'd shave my head and drum me out o' camp.Si Klegg, Book 2 (of 6)|John McElroy
He yanked off the cover, losing most of a fingernail in the process, and removed the fuse.
Barrent tried to keep his grip on the arm, but it was yanked away.