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  • Taller and thinner never hurt the hang of clothes, even if she had lost about a cup size in the bust.

    Memory of Fire

  • However, he had done the preliminary spadework; got a hang of the people involved, their mode of living, their daily routine.

    Death of a Harbormaster

  • There are instruments to measure such things in the Control Room, but I haven't got the hang of them entirely.

    Destiny Narrowly Avoided

  • I knew I'd have to spend a couple of days in his office while he and that po-faced manager of his got the hang of the computer and I just thought it would be much easier if I said nothing. '

    No Laughing Matter

  • "Dang it, I'm never going to get the hang of all this stuff," I said, waving my hand at the makeup that littered the back of the sink.

    The Trouble with Witches

  • I spent the afternoon with Tillotson in the office, getting the hang of what had happened in my absence in the north.

    Movie Night

  • I called Charlotte Keim while waiting for the drawbridge at China Basin to close, thinking that I'd really gotten the hang of this car-phone business.

    Till the Butchers Cut Him Down

  • So the Wullsakaan defenders could only squat, and watch, and hope, while the increasingly accurate Pakktrinians gradually got the hang of operating their new weapons.

    Running from the Deity

  • But gradually she got the hang of it, her brain learning to juggle the tasks of spotting clear paths through the obstacle course, checking ahead for the next object to push off from, and avoiding sticky spiderwebs and water-dumping ferns.

    Extras

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