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  • I think of how overwhelming the crowd must be to someone just cresting three-feet tall.

    Crisis/Catharsis

  • He lives by a "three-feet rule," he says, making a practice of introducing himself and striking up a conversation with anyone who comes within three feet.

    For Deloitte CEO, Hard Economic Times Are Nothing New

  • I've written about Rodriquez before (Deconstructing the Champ), and Roger Clemens (Dear Roger) when he testified before Congress in his in-your-face denial of drug use inspite of Brian McNamee, his own trainer, sitting three-feet away telling a different story.

    Jim Lichtman: "High and Tight, Mediocre Cheese"

  • Receipts for a family of four's weekly grocery haul can run to three-feet long.

    Tale of the Tape: Retailers

  • My guess would be that the electric wire is the one that is approximately three-feet away, but I cannot tell with this photograph.

    Snake Skeleton

  • Amplified by three-feet high speakers, Dolby surround sound, I listened to my world famous, vain, selfish, giggling sister clear her throat.

    Adults at Home

  • But nothing like the three-feet of snow that fell in a 24-hour period.

    CNN Transcript Jan 22, 2008

  • Mr. Gitter was supposed to pause, holding his three-feet long scissors, so the photographers could capture this moment of Shandaken history.

    The Emerson Hotel Reopens

  • A teenage girl who had been missing for almost a year turns up alive, found locked in a hidden room about three-feet high under a staircase hidden behind a dresser in a bedroom.

    CNN Transcript Jun 7, 2007

  • Now we're told that water is about three-feet deep.

    CNN Transcript Mar 1, 2007

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