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


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  • Rex Grossman, a deer in the headlights, dislodged from the football after a violent blindside hit, a fumble that was returned for a game-clinching touchdown.

    Donovan McNabb's benching reveals Mike Shanahan's lack of trust in his QB

  • As if to prove it, a Chinese water deer, dislodged from the dyke by my passage, described a long water-splashed ellipse across the field.

    Country diary: Claxton, Norfolk

  • For example, Joe Chernov, a Massachusetts resident who is a blogger and has more than 5,600 followers on Twitter describes an incident where a lawn sign advertising Massachusetts State Auditor candidate Mary Z. Connaughton dislodged from a truck delivering signs and crashed into his car as he was travelling on a highway.

    David Meerman Scott: Attention Candidates: Facebook and Twitter are Two-Way Communications Requiring Engagement, Not Advertising

  • In a lawsuit filed in Manhattan Supreme Court, internet design consultant Raina Kumra alleges that while she was dining and drinking at the White Slab Palace late one night in October, a giant moose head become dislodged from the wall and struck her on the head, the Associated Press reports.

    Moosehead Ail

  • I'm not sure if there was a fish on there, but when the lure became dislodged from the vegetation it shot right at my head.

    Death by Sinker

  • Meanwhile, there'd be new gardens in rich efflorescence, ossified bedrock dislodged from the living, new fields where carrion feeders can graze.

    Landscape architects as landscapes

  • Andy Abraham – Binman Andy has been dislodged from the top spot this week, but this is because he sang early on in the show – so people forgot about him, and because he sang a vaguely upbeat number.

    X Factor Betting Odds: The Inevitable Christmas Number One

  • No or few guardrails, sharp turns and rocks on the road that have been dislodged from the mountain by the weather.

    Pretty Zacatecas

  • The law provides that only the ballots on which the voter chose too few or too many candidates may be examined in a recount and, when performing a recount, at least two corners of the chad must be dislodged from the card for the vote to count.

    Budget Woes and Partisan Politics Block Election Reform

  • People feel dislodged from the political debate by an inward-looking clique of professional politicians, lobbyists, special interests, journalists, and pundits.

    The Media and the Prospect for Leadership

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