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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of duff.


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  • The German quickly won back two holes with birdies and was given a third when his opponent inexplicably duffed his approach shot at the 9th from the middle of the fairway.

    Luke Donald beats Martin Kaymer to win Accenture World Match Play

  • But in commercial terms, has Chubby duffed his chance of maximising the big payday?

    Super-agent sold out of firm just as his players set out for golf grand slam

  • If you remove from the calculation the aberrant Quevega, who once more duffed up inferior rivals in the Mares' Hurdle, the average comes down to 45.

    Cheltenham form suggests a race could be better than a rest | Chris Cook

  • Only the brilliance of the Northern Irishman, who holed a stunning birdie putt on the 16th green to extend his lead in the match, and the nervousness of Mahan, who duffed a chip shot on the par-three 17th that sealed his defeat, finally turned back an American tide that had threatened to deny Montgomerie a captain's victory to add to the many he has won as a player in this event.

    Ryder Cup 2010: Graeme McDowell the perfect hero for Europe

  • Then, as now, a scandal, and the prime minister could quite reasonably have duffed up the MoD.

    Hugh Muir's diary

  • For those not familiar with the playing style of Peter Storey, a midfield fixture in the Arsenal side who won the Double in 1970-71, the best way to conjure him up is to picture the toughest, most uncompromising hatchet man of the present day; and then imagine him being decisively duffed-up by a relatively slight but undeniably ferocious figure in a stylish round-neck red-and-white shirt.

    True Storey by Peter Storey – review

  • You might wonder if there was a politician anywhere who looked more pitiful than newly duffed up Judy Brown who was so amazed that Mr. Punch out in a appearance ate HOP.

    Rule One...No Cheating

  • Andrus hit an awful tee shot, duffed his way up the hill, and was as upset at himself as Id ever seen him.

    The Italian Summer

  • I am glad I wasn't there, we'd have fought over the red quilt and you'd have duffed me up good and proper!

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  • When I say 'victim of bullying,' I don't mean Fred Savage in the Wonder Years getting briefly and perfunctorily duffed up by the local heavies - before resignedly cycling off back to his big group of nice supportive mates, who reassure him the same thing's happened to them and all.

    Bully 4U2


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