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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of flick.


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  • At first glance, it looks like a budgeted version of better sci-fi action flicks from the '80s and' 90s -- Demolition Man and Robocop spring to mind.

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  • "Part celebration, part scholarly history, Clive Young's homage to fan-made flicks is a passionate, persuasive exercise in balance."

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  • But being that Sunako is a darkness-obsessed goth who's fascinated by mortality and, by extension, horror flicks, that isn't going to be easy.

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  • Deemed best suited for those intellectuals who enjoy the subtle nature of foreign films, most subtitled flicks get passed off as boring rubbish by college students.

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  • After our lunch at the Sheridan Club, he invited me to an evening at the 'flicks'.

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  • BACALL: It has been a bad -- well, I mean, then your own mortality kind of flicks across your mind.

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  • In old-style flat holos, "flicks," a critical number of frames per second was needed to preserve the illusion of motion.

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  • Shame something about that ruddy site (or maybe my browser) insists that it 'flicks' back to the homepage after a few seconds ...

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  • Researchers also found men don't like false eyelashes, bright lipstick, Amy Winehouse-style eyeliner 'flicks', dark lip-liner and pencilled-in eyebrows. news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • I don't know what other kind of flicks Sean Ellis watched growing up, but he has definitely seen some Hitchcock in his day.



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