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  • The traffic crawled at its usual stop-start pace, but she made good time on a cut-through she knew in Ballsbridge and was soon zipping across the junction at Nutley Lane and parking in the stunted multi-storey car park that defaced the southern reaches of the hospital grounds.

    The Priest

  • So how is a designer to gain "style cut-through" in a sport in which you are essentially trying to create something that looks good from all angles even the indelicate ones, at all paces, in all weathers?

    Serving an Ace on the Courts

  • Neighborhood Protection: protect neighborhood local and collector streets from high-speed and cut-through traffic.

    Matthew Yglesias » Doing It Low-Tech

  • The right turn arrow was installed to prevent drivers from using Notley as a cut-through to get to New Hampshire Ave., a major thoroughfare, said Esther Bowring, a county spokeswoman said.

    To fix or not to fix in Silver Spring?

  • Trainor puts the "pedal to the metal" and gains some ground on Peck, who makes a critical mistake by turning onto the access road to Bed, Bath& Beyond rather than the cut-through that would take her to a victory lap and the grand prize — a $1,000 shopping spree at Pottery Barn, the upscale home furnishings store.

    NASCAR Minivan Series Has Soccer Moms "Swapping Paint"

  • Pasenelli said cut-through traffic from Georgia Avenue and Colesville Road is one of the few downsides of living in Woodside Park.

    Woodside Park, a leafy enclave of unique homes in Silver Spring

  • Both insurers signed so-called cut-through endorsements with a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. to offer some policyholders a guarantee that if the insurers couldn't pay claims, Berkshire Hathaway would.

    Berkshire Offered Aid, For a Price

  • But unlike traditional reinsurance, a cut-through endorsement offers backup coverage directly to a policyholder, rather than to the insurer.

    Berkshire Offered Aid, For a Price

  • This is a brilliant idea, providing an unknown candidate with a cut-through gimmick that helps him be remembered.

    Democratic party

  • This is a brilliant idea, providing an unknown candidate with a cut-through gimmick that helps him be remembered.

    Campaign Ads

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  • There was a news story about someone attacking students after school along a cut-through they used to walk home. They showed a photo of a trail through a wooded area (basically an undeveloped urban city lot with trees, shrubbery and a trail through it. It's the first time I'd heard cut throough as a noun. No spelling available as this was a verbal mention.

    June 19, 2009