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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of cruise.


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  • The Spurs cruised from the start as Ginobili and Duncan each scored 12 points to help them take a 55-39 lead at halftime. - Basketball - San Antonio vs. Minnesota

  • He cruised from the start, retiring the first 14 batters and throwing only 109 pitches - 76 for strikes.

  • Johnson cruised from the start, striking out the side around a single in the first, when he threw just 12 pitches - all strikes.

  • Tony Benshoof took the men's race, Courtney Zablocki won the women's race and Mark Grimmette and Brian Martin cruised to the doubles title. - Pikus-Pace slides to third World Cup win, weekly honor

  • On an Islanders 'power play, Yashin cruised to the faceoff dot and ripped a blast over the goalie's left shoulder.

    NHL - National Hockey League - Washington vs. N.Y. Islanders

  • The main contenders for the overall title cruised home afterward in the pack, with the whole field clocking 4 hours,

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • The main contenders for the overall title cruised home afterward in the pack, which clocked 4 hours, 30 minutes, 50 seconds.

    The Seattle Times

  • Put the page in his BMW and "cruised" - Foley's word - to dinner.


  • The day after I learned about his rejection, I randomly met one of the "Assistant Organizers" in the park who told me three things: (1) The occasional dad attends a meet-up here and there, but the actual members are required to be the moms, and it's ok, because: (2) The dads sometimes form their own meet-ups .... at the Beer Garden or a baseball game, "y'know, guy stuff", and besides: (3) keeping it moms-only is great "because they don't have to worry about getting 'cruised'." [ed. note: I haven't heard the verb "cruised" since Cinemax movies of the early '80s]

    last gleaming

  • The Statesman also spoke with a man who said Craig made a sexual advance toward him at the University of Idaho in 1967 and a man who said Craig "cruised" him for sex in 1994 at the REI store in Boise.

    The art of the political takedown, take two

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