from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n.pl. See Olympic Games.
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- proper n. The Olympic Games.
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- n. the modern revival of the ancient games held once every 4 years in a selected country
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If that happens, then working to rule over the Olympics is my preferred method of complaint. on September 10, 2009 at 8: 43 pm Spitting Feathers
The only good thing about the Olympics is the opening and closing ceremony.
For many of these athletes, just getting to the Olympics is the goal.
"Our coaching step toward this Olympics is a different Apolo," says U.S. assistant short-track coach Jimmy Jang, who has worked with Ohno since 2001.
They're threatening to sue if the "rednecks" continue to use the word "Olympics."
Playing in the Olympics is as good as it gets in women's hockey.
To coin a paraphrase, the Olympics is a good seventeen days on which to bury bad news.
"The timing of the Olympics is a way to re-energize the Just Do It spirit," says Stefan Olander, global director of brand connections.
But when they saw Finland guys jump up and down after they won the bronze, they realized that any of the medals at the Olympics is an achievement.
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