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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of half-inch.


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  • The Jules Rimet isn't even the first World Cup to get half-inched.

    Which trophies have been pinched, stolen, nabbed and nicked?

  • So does the Church of God Kraken, which is unhappy with one of their deities being half-inched.

    Kraken by China Mieville

  • That won't of course change the fact I now have images in my head of Thatcher, Major and Blair comparing tea cups that may, or may not have been half-inched.

    Archive 2007-07-01

  • The family drama about Nottingham's most famous outlaw was being edited in Budapest last week when four master tapes were half-inched.

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • There hadn't been this much excitement on the wing since someone half-inched the video recorder.

    Maura's Game

  • 'Which of you sods has half-inched my balancing pole?' he roared in a voice which carried splendidly above the busy chatter to every corner of the room.

    Dead Cert

  • One line she is said to have half-inched concerns the authority over a piece of work of the king of France, who "can legitimately aspire to the title of king of the work because he descends in a direct line from Noah". - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • They are monumental, as if two of the uprights from Stonehenge have been half-inched from the Wiltshire landscape and stuffed down the front of the gym-workout top he is wearing when he bounds down the curving drive to meet me.

    Life and style |

  • Meanwhile, unbeknownst to us all who were busy watching American television (Family Guy, mostly) and movie premieres filmed on video cameras in cinemas with silhouettes of people standing up which we half-inched from BitTorrent, there was also a whole reality TV thing going on.

    Drowned In Sound // Feed

  • And to prove our point, we've half-inched Oprah's development slate for the channel.



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