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  • v. Present participle of escort.


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  • Would all cash-point users please form an orderly queue alongside the transit and we ` ll begin escorting each of you to your front door.

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  • The Canadian Navy assisted in escorting across the Atlantic 25,343 merchant ships carrying nearly 200 million tons of cargo.

    British Commonwealth & Empire Co-Operation

  • This being; [sic] if your ladies will trust themselves to me any day, I shall have great pleasure in escorting them in their sight-seeing, and will call upon them with my carriage, if that be possible.

    Julia Ward Howe, 1819-1910

  • She was bravely sustained, however, by her husband, Colonel Miller, who never flinched in escorting his wife and her coadjutors, however inartistic their costumes might be.

    Eighty Years and More: Reminiscences 1815-1897

  • Mark McKearn, class of 1981, recalled escorting a pair of hostages to the mess hall 30 years ago.

    Former Iran hostages reunite at West Point

  • Mark McKearn, class of 1981, recalled escorting a pair of hostages to the mess hall 30

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  • On the 30th anniversary of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act, Rahall recalled escorting US Rep. Mo Udall, the venerable House Natural Resources Committee Chair, to the southern Appalachian coalfields, where Rahall convinced the Arizona congressman to include a loophole for mountaintop removal operations in the surface mining bill.

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  • Typical reconstruction duties which normally would be the responsibility of PSCs, such as escorting contractor personnel to and from work sites along oil pipelines fell the military because of the danger of such work.

    David Isenberg: The GAO Transcripts, Part 20: When PSC Cause "Mission Creep"

  • Isn't "escorting" out protesters basically impeding free speech, in and of itself?

    Several protesters interrupt McCain speech

  • Stuart F. Voss, a specialist in the dynamics of regional history, records that "three days a week ... he was required to work for the mission; tending herds of livestock, also belonging to the mission; or providing other special services, such as escorting travelers, constructing mission buildings, or defending against any enemies threatening the mission."

    The indelible imprint of Father Kino (1644–1711)


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