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  • I looked into the rear-view mirror and noticed that my son seemedsatisfied with the translation, which he quickly shared with his sister, in English: "GOOD BLOOD!"

    French Word-A-Day:

  • As I looked into the rear-view mirror, to see whether anyone was listening, I noticed that my son was not wearing a seat-belt.

    French Word-A-Day:

  • In the rear-view mirror, the kid's face showed in profile, dim, a silhouette against the stratified, multicolored sunset ripping through the cruiser's back window.

    Bangs

  • “We only cradle what we distill,” you dad muttered to the rear-view.

    Patricide: A Romance

  • Davis gives me this look in the rear-view mirror and we all know what he's thinking.

    Monkeytown excerpt 4

  • The driver's face in the rear-view, taut and empty.

    Monkeytown excerpt 5

  • “It's fine,” Rob says, glaring down the shadow-face in the rear-view.

    Monkeytown excerpt 5

  • Carlos Tevez is "very much City's talisman" according to John Motson – himself very much the sort of item you might hang from the rear-view mirror to ward off road accidents, and mask the smell of the dog – but has been forced to work his medieval-mugged magic from the stands, while City try to decide whether to send him back to the belltower or not.

    Wayne Rooney can be England's top player – as long as he isn't picked | Harry Pearson

  • In the past I was used to seeing a statue or banner of the Virgen de Guadalupe hanging from a bus's rear-view mirror, but now often the cadaverous figure of La Santa Muerte has become more and more common.

    Superstition

  • The Federales hang out in Monterrey waiting to nab U.S. plated cars illegally in Mexico coming from Nuevo Laredo and a few years ago the powers-that-be in DF mandated that the import stickers be placed on the windshield in front of the rear-view mirror which is what we did and sure enough, on the autopista that traverses suburban Monterrey a Federal cop pulled us over and approached the car demanding our import papers.

    Would I make it?

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