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  • v. Present participle of corner.


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  • On a curve – where up to 70% of the torque can be directed to the rear outside wheel where the weight has shifted, cornering is is drastically improved to bring you out of it as graceful as a dove on steroids.

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  • During the March 1947 script conference with Colonel Davidson, it was decided that "[i] n this sequence, it will be brought out that although the Major does not directly advise and command Leroy to lay the trap for Monty, he does encourage Leroy to assist the police in cornering Monty."

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  • Rather than liking the idea of cornering Flash as a proprietary software product out of the market, they seem to acclaim any time Adobe gets a little more advantage over the competition, and cry foul when someone else tries to ditch them.

  • If evangelism is defined as cornering a stranger long enough to sell our product-present the full gospel and extract a decision-then "introverted evangelist" is destined to remain an oxymoron.

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  • This technique is known as cornering and is one of the first skills a new Pac-Man player should master.

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  • I'd heard of the hazards of "cornering" a rat, especially a wharf rat.


  • The city had to rely mainly on imported corn, and the price of this at times became prohibitive owing to scarcity -- sometimes the result of piracy and the dangers of the sea, but often caused by artificial means owing to the merchants "cornering" the supply -- and it was necessary for the State, through the Emperor, to intervene to make regulations and to distribute the grain free or below its market value.

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  • This syndicate of French capitalists began operations in 1887, with the intention of "cornering" the tin supply of the world.

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  • At any rate, I have never believed in "cornering" syrup.

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  • After cheating the poor, buncoing the credulous, and 'cornering' his fellows, he will say he is willing to give it back, for he has no further use for it.

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