“Yep …. one day of verbal sparring is going to wipe out an entire year of constant republican obstuctionism.”
“Yep …. one day of verbal sparring is going to wipe out an entire year of constant FAILURE by the Obama tax-avoidance gang.”
“Their sparring is part of the fun of the show, and it's refreshing to not have it be clouded by the question of when they're going to fall into bed together.”
“I don't have a set of comparisons like, "Well, I tend to be more winded than X when we're done with a long run together, but I'm faster on sprints," or, "I always master forms faster than Y, but Y's sparring is way better than mine.”
“They begin sparring to work out who's the toughest guy on theblock.”
“This happens often in sparring and can hurt like the dickens when knees or shins meet.”
“The sparring is kind of special," says Mazzilli, Torre's bench coach.”
“It has gained added poignancy with the recent death of virtuoso guitarist Gary Moore, a long term sparring partner of Lynot's, who contributed some of his most outstanding playing to Thin Lizzy a group whose twin guitar line-ups featured some of rock's greatest players, including Eric Bell, Bryan Robertson and Snowy White.”
“The kyorugi is often called sparring and is a match between two competitors.”
“I think you’re pretty much ready for anything, and don’t worry, if and when the time comes, siblings make for great, built-in sparring partners.”
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