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  • It was an utterly alien construction, vaguely shark-like, and it moved with a sinuous motion.

    Star Trek The Next Generation®

  • The torpedo ran true, and went clean into the heart of the shark-like form ahead.

    Star Trek The Next Generation®

  • The ops ensign worked his console, and the main viewer was filled once more with the enormous and shark-like hull of a design La Forge had never seen before.

    Star Trek The Next Generation®

  • The other is the Mephistophelean financier and arbitrageur Gordon Gekko, he of the power braces and the shark-like half-smile, half-snarl.

    Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps – review

  • Of course, this threat is theoretical at the moment, since active ETFs are still too small to affect stock prices and entice the shark-like attention of front-runners.

    Active, but Not Getting Very Far

  • I do, however, remember wearing a construction-paper turkey hat, defending my plate from the shark-like chomping of a Belgian cocker spaniel named Thumper, and realizing that Jon's childhood bedroom was preserved like a shrine complete with Bar Mitzvah signing board and glow-in-the-dark stars on the ceiling.

    Sara Sellar: Outside The Tribe -- Home For The Holidays

  • Scribble of shark-like jet planes for the giant monster attack.

    Jet planes!

  • I was prompted to get hold of these by the author's remark, in the extras track of last month's Big Finish audio The Architects of History, that he had used the alien shark-like Selachians in a couple of Second Doctor novels some time back.

    May Books 3) Blood Upon The Rose: Easter 1916, by Gerry Hunt

  • Whereas free markets purportedly offer a justice and balance to the universe akin to karma itself, and successful ideas are rewarded with elevation, here we see the same shark-like, short-sighted sensibility that is the real Mitt: Where someone succeeds at their job, rather than reward, they are fired, so that Mitt can reap their rewards.

    John Wellington Ennis: Why Mitt Romney Won't Get the Job

  • Long arms, too, plus the mentality to survive on an island with shark-like defensive ends swimming past.

    Keepers of the blind side: Left tackles the new money position

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