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  • n. Plural form of gimme.

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Examples

  • If the landslide is big enough to net 7 or 8 seats, then we'll also get some "gimmes" in the lot, a couple of seats that are real longshots or complete shockers.

    GOP Official: If We Only Lose Eight Senate Seats, We Win

  • Even the actions I initially agreed with (invasion of Afghanistan), and seemed like "gimmes", they somehow managed to snatch defeat out of the jaws of victory.

    Sound Politics: Darcy Burner Wants More Rights for Terrorists

  • A list of participating merchants also will be included, offering Granville "gimmes" and discounts,

    thisweeknews.com: RSS

  • Stoke, Bolton, wherever you go, there are no 'gimmes' in this division. '

    Football.co.uk news feed

  • Overall, however, the authors of the GMAT do not want to ask you any questions that you'll definitely answer correctly - with only 37 quant and 41 verbal opportunities to separate you from your competition, they can't afford any "gimmes", and you shouldn't want that, either.

    Clear Admit: MBA Admissions Consultants Blog

  • To win the World Cup next year, they will need to win seven Tests in succession, although two of them should be "gimmes" against Russia and the US during the pool stage.

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • Even against the likes of West Brom and Middlesbrough - as close to 'gimmes' as we're going to get at the Bridge - we've not seen anyone different.

    Chelsea Blog

  • Even then the few I could muster were not legitimate but mostly "gimmes" to compete with my cousins.

    Francis Shanahan[.com]

  • Head coach Mike Candrea's teachings of the process relies on progression, but there are no more 'gimmes' in which Arizona will be able to regain their confidence after a loss.

    Arizona Daily Wildcat

  • I'm as guilty as the next mom, though, of making life easy for my daughter -- I tidy up after her, and I fall victim to the "gimmes" when she asks for a doodad at the grocery store.

    ParentDish

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