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  • v. Past participle of do in


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  • Actually, Verne named his Moon rocket Columbiad, a fact that Armstrong knew from his own reading of the book, done in his late teens.

    First Man

  • To measure the actual free-running time of the internal clock, Czeisler and his colleagues kept lab lights at a constantly low level that did not affect the internal body clock and found that our internal body clock has about a twenty-four-hour-and-eleven-minute day.10 So the next time you are feeling pressured to get a lot done in a single day, remember that you have an extra eleven minutes in which to do it.

    The Time Paradox

  • Aeromedical investigations done in association with the X-15 program discovered that what at first appeared to be excessive heart rates in a pilot “should be considered as norms, forming a baseline for pilot response.”

    First Man

  • One area in which a great deal of research has been done in autoimmune-disease patients is that of probiotic supplementation.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • The Infantry, the Airborne, Air Assault School, French Commando School and now serving as drill sergeant—nothing I've done in my military career has been half as scary as living with Dad.

    Change Me Into Zeus’s Daughter

  • If the tampering were done in a pre-space-flight society, anything that far away from us in time would be subject to a Doppler effect of cumulative events.


  • This could be done in many ways, but the most frequent was therapy by opposites, such as dosing the sufferer of a cold with peppers or applying cooling oils to hot rashes.

    Alexander the Great

  • The Richart logo is done in an art deco typeface with a distinctive leaning “A” that graphically demarcates the words “rich” and “art.”

    Experiential Marketing

  • As late as 1774 the Hieronymite P. Cevallos could truly maintain that all that the Jesuits had done in Paraguay "era todo probado por reales cédulas ó procedia de ordenes expresas."

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Ours is the more romantic pursuit, ferreting around the dwindling number of antiquarian and second-hand dealers with a high street presence and stumbling across something quirky you never knew existed, but like the child who coveted the World Cup edition of Subbuteo instead of building a league one saved-up-for team at a time, the prospect of getting it done in one big hit was tantalising.

    Confessions of a sporting bibliophile | Rob Bagchi


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