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  • v. Present participle of hinge.


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  • He will be competing against a field of the greatest golfers from around the globe, with the world's top ranking and a major title hinging on the outcome.

    Mickelson Favored as 75th Masters Tees Off

  • It doesn't have any kind of hinging or rotation support, so however you position your monitor on the base is pretty much how it's going to stay.


  • Activists on both sides of the gay-marriage debate are anxiously watching the outcome of the battle in New York, which may end up hinging on the votes of only a handful of Republican senators.

    N.Y. marriage bill hits snags on religion questions

  • The notion of colliding worlds is more appealing than the opposite—conflicts hinging on small differences.


  • Mr. Cuomo and Genting have insisted that the company's construction of a convention center isn't hinging on the expansion of casinos in New York.

    Cuomo Casino Plan Roils Las Vegas

  • Mr. Chanos of Kynikos Associates discussed his bet against for-profit educators like ITT Educational Services Inc. He also didn't pass up the chance to remind investors of his bearish views on Chinese banks and commodities companies hinging on China's iron ore and copper demands.

    Manager Blasts Green Mountain

  • The name is a little bit played-out, hinging on the unavoidable juggernaut that is Fashion's Night Out.

    Getting Crafty With a Luxury Auto Maker

  • Too often there is suspicion of faith in our continent hinging on a basic misconception – that to create equality and space for minorities we need to erase our religious heritage, she will say.

    'Militant secularisation' taking hold of British society, says Lady Warsi

  • He is one of many dead heroes reanimated for DC's latest mega-event Blackest Night, a story hinging on the fairly idiotic concept that every color of the spectrum mystically corresponds to an emotion, and these are the primal forces of the universe.

    What Price Super-Heroics?

  • Amid shifting alliances and unexpected betrayals, they race across the globe, with their survival ultimately hinging on the battle of truth vs. trust.

    First Poster and Footage from KNIGHT AND DAY Starring Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz –


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