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


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  • Grenada captain Anthony Modeste 'dummied' a ball in his own penalty area allowing James Marcelin to walk in alone and easily slot home the match clincher.

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  • "Thus, the whole magazine is 'dummied' with pages of cut-up galley proofs and picture proofs, until it looks more like a child's scrap book than a magazine model.

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  • Mr. Seabrook has pleaded not guilty to charges that he dummied receipts to raid the nonprofits—funded in part with taxpayer money—and used his position to funnel thousands of dollars to family and friends.

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  • Perpetrators in the past used dummied-up W-2s for homeless people, and one scheme even involved prisoners filing from jail.

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  • And in fact, those standards have been dummied-down so much that students who are, you know, on track are often barely able to graduate from high school and are totally, woefully inadequately prepared for college.

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  • So what's happened, unfortunately, in many, many states around the country, due to political pressure, not due to what's right for children, not due to what's right for education, not due to what's right for our country's economy, but due to political pressure, many states have dummied-down standards.

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  • Even though they were simple efforts, dummied up in a limited amount of time, they're engaging — you actually want to interact with them.

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  • Questioned by reporters, he dummied up, claiming Carol had filed the lawsuit "without my knowledge."

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  • They are more likely to be given a watered-down or "dummied-down" curriculum, based heavily on rote drill and test practice.

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  • I'm really an illustrator, but I did do a paid critique once for a picture book that I had dummied up; it was with Emma Dryden, so I was fortunate--but like others have said, since it was one of my first efforts, it wasn't worth the time of such a notable editor.

    The Value of Critique?


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