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  • v. Present participle of bug.


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  • So again, this fuels Richard Nixon's sense of victimization, this sense that burglary, like bugging, is routine in Washington politics.

    Nixon's Failed Attempts At 'Poisoning The Press'

  • I say from time immorial it has been offence to steal and prbable to rmbeezle taxpayers money. insted “of going down” FOR 7 YEARS YOU GET SUSPENDED FROM YOURworkPLACE, WHICH YOU RARLEY ATTEND ANYWAY, FOR 10 DAYS. this rubbish about bugging is simply to deflecfromt the shower we wote in to governmentand govern the country. shame on us! on February 9, 2008 at 6: 36 pm | Reply Twining


  • The people are nice enough about it, but I've asked them over and over to stop freakin 'bugging me to buy a new phone.

    Round 46: Blue Cross Blue Shield vs Sprint - The Consumerist

  • "We never thought they'd put a tomatie in our house," said Mrs. Goniwe, referring to a bugging device with the Afrikaans word for tomato.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • One wonderful autumn day six of "the gang" had prowled the forest for hours, and had succeeded in bugging some plump partridges, and late in the afternoon they all sprawled out in the Indian summer sunshine, finishing the remnants of their luncheon, and looking about the marvellous cavern that, formed by the pine-crowned hills, lay like a cup at their feet.

    The Shagganappi

  • Finally, it has been surmised that I got the idea of bugging my own office from the movie Power, in which Richard Gere stars as a rock-star political consultant.


  • The New National Party said the fact that the "so-called bugging scandal" had exploded in the DP's face had seriously tarnished the party's credibility.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Harman called the bugging an "abuse of power" by the Bush administration, and demanded the release of the transcripts.

    Breaking News - The Post Chronicle

  • Included with the letter was an incriminating tape recording which the FBI had obtained by 'bugging' King's hotel rooms.

    Jim Keady: Do You Really Want To Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr.?

  • You know me, I get upset about the NCAA letting schools and coaches make $$ without cutting the performers ( "student-atheletes") in on the take, so this is kind of bugging me.

    This ain't right


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