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  • But by the gods if you lie to me eye to eye and I catch you in it, all agreements are off—and I will catch you, understand me? "

    2005

  • In Hudson, New Hampshire, Paul LeClair said, "We just don't see eye to eye and just don't know what can be done about it ... what an individual does is one thing, but when she starts influencing hundreds of people, it's wrong."

    1968 the Year that Rocked the World

  • Who gives Denny Williams a call before any major piece of labor legislation crosses his desk, so even if we don't see eye to eye on everything, your voice will be heard.

    Remarks of Senator Barack Obama: United Auto Workers Conference

  • The second I opened the door, I was standing eye to eye with Jim Tobin.

    How to Rig an Election

  • Moving in front of Dean so she stood eye to eye with the deliveryman, who was no taller than her own five-feet-five, Claire folded her arms and smiled.

    Blood Lines

  • As we had learned during the Corodemus run, Welch and I saw eye to eye when it came to opposition research.

    How to Rig an Election

  • Armitage, for example, had just told Michael Jay, the Foreign Office’s highest-ranking careerist, that “Bolton and I don’t see eye to eye on much, but on the Iran issue, there’s no difference between us.”

    Surrender is not an Option

  • It was a matter of considerable grief to Mr Quarterstone that no genuine producer had ever been induced to see eye to eye with him on the subject of the superlative merits of that amorous masterpiece, so that after he had grown weary of collecting rejections Mr Quarterstone had been reduced to the practical expedient of using his magnum opus as one of the props in the more profitable but by no means less artistic drama from which he and Mr Urlaub derived their precarious incomes; but his loyalty to the child of his brain had never been shaken.

    The Saint on Guard

  • In a business-type situation, we generally look from eye to eye and across the bridge of the nose.

    What Men Say, What Women Hear

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