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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of helicopter.


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  • The Prime minister "helicoptered" to Mannar and pleaded with the fasting soldiers to give up their fast.


  • To save even more time I could have helicoptered into the deep wilderness of the Blue Mountains but opted for a 90-minute drive through quintessential Aussie towns such as Penrith, Leura, and Katoomba, stopping at cafes, book stores and antique shops to browse and chat up the locals.

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  • I had started work at the test range early that morning and before noon had helicoptered out to a slowly sinking target ship to retrieve cameras after a missile test.

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  • Â The crew climbed one mile straight up to the top of Mount Roraima (the highest and most famous of the 115 mesas), and were then helicoptered to Kukenan.

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  • If they didn't still play like a pair of new executives helicoptered into a company rafting trip.

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  • As a working mother who raised two kids, I helicoptered in with impunity -- never shy about sharing my thoughts with teachers, coaches or anybody else who affected my offspring.

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  • There were moments of satisfaction as the explosion of feathers signified a direct hit; these were followed by a small pang of remorse as the tiny bird helicoptered to the soil.

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  • I have difficulty believing some operations expert helicoptered in from the Navy or wherever would be able to quickly do better at managing this sort of large scale effort — just coming up to speed on the resources and constraints, assembling a trusted team and internalizing the existing knowledge dispersed through the BP team in place would almost certainly take an unacceptable amount of time.

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  • Doctors helicoptered antivenin serum in from the National Zoo.

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  • After a quick on-site medical check, they will be helicoptered to a hospital 15 minutes away where they will be put under observation in a ward dark as a movie theater.

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