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  • Bankia, a combination of seven banks, is sitting on a bigger pile of problematic assets and has a sizable amount of debt coming due over the next year, at a time when credit markets are half-shut.

    More Bumps for Spanish Banks

  • Knee-deep in the water, with drooping head and half-shut eyes, drowsed a red-coated, many-antlered buck.

    All Gold Cañon

  • Benjamin Franklin said it best "Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half-shut afterwards"!

    ame soeur - French Word-A-Day

  • His half-shut eyes and slurred, mumbled speech testified to our concerns about his ability and competence to care for Ilija when he takes him two weekends per month.

    Global Voices in English » Serbia: Blogging for Justice and Protection

  • Then she would walk down the aisle between the lines of communicants, searching through half-shut eyes for her pew, her mind praying Jesus help me find it.

    The Palatski Man

  • Flying dust forced her eyes half-shut, and her dress billowed like an open parachute around her.

    Scott Westerfeld: Uglies Quartet

  • Nigel sat back in his chair, his eyes half-shut, a sleepy, satisfied look on his face.

    The Faculty Club

  • So with eyes half-shut, I left the hospital and drove to Magnolia.

    Sea Escape

  • I sat across from a boy in baggy jeans who listened to his headphones with half-shut eyes.

    The Gin Closet

  • Make sure all the doors are locked; a carelessly half-shut door is an invitation to Michael Myers.

    What is Jeanne Cavelos up to?

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