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cobbled-together

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  • The cobbled-together rebel army comprised of some deserters from Gaddafi's forces and many civilians has been bogged down for weeks in the area around Ajdabiya, unable to move on to the oil town of Brega.

    Libyan capital hit by fresh Nato airstrikes

  • He was last at the annual climate summit in 2009, in Copenhagen, Denmark, which was a cobbled-together vague semi-success where Schwarzenegger announced that he would form the R20 group of subnational governments around the world to work on renewable energy and climate change issues.

    William Bradley: Jerry Brown Pulls a Trigger, Invokes Rome, and Focuses on Climate and Initiatives

  • If the cobbled-together nature of the new composition is not inherently obvious, then the new work must, in some way, declare itself as such.

    When is plagiarism not plagiarism?

  • You should have enough to just about cover the entire cobbler and the topping will spread as it bakes, giving the dessert a “cobbled-together” appearance.

    Pear and Cranberry Cobbler | Baking Bites

  • Coming full-circle, back to Sachs' original cobbled-together hot-wired artifacts he's best known for, is his new series of beautiful foam core bricolage that imitates the highly coveted 18th c. porcelain collections produced by a factory in Sevres, founded by Madame de Pompadour, mistress of Louis XV c.

    Kisa Lala: Keeping Time With Tom Sachs: An Interview With the Artist

  • In the hours since Tranströmer's victory had been announced, I had, along, I suspect, with every other literary journalist in London, done some frantic boning up, which consisted mainly of reading various cobbled-together news stories and ensuring that I could pronounce his name correctly.

    A noble sentiment, but another Nobel error | William Skideslsky

  • My house was once rental property, so I understand those cobbled-together repairs.

    It Gets Worse « Tales from the Reading Room

  • What if both the pediatrician's parents appear for a cobbled-together holiday meal, and they are very mellow people who have more or less completely adjusted to their daughter's friends, but the cop keeps apologizing for her language and the parents keep rolling their eyes?

    mrissa: What I Want On TV, Part N of X

  • You should have enough to just about cover the entire cobbler and the topping will spread as it bakes, giving the dessert a “cobbled-together” appearance.

    2009 December | Baking Bites

  • Coming full-circle, back to Sachs' original cobbled-together hot-wired artifacts he's best known for, is his new series of beautiful foam core bricolage that imitates the highly coveted 18th c. porcelain collections produced by a factory in Sevres, founded by Madame de Pompadour, mistress of Louis XV c.

    Kisa Lala: Keeping Time With Tom Sachs: An Interview With the Artist

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