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


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  • Jacqui Jeras, it almost seems like a broken record as this storm just kind of hopscotched all across.

    CNN Transcript Sep 23, 2006

  • The tornadoes last night, they kind of hopscotched around.

    CNN Transcript May 10, 2003

  • COPs were "hopscotched" across Ramadi and other cities in Anbar (combined COP and police precincts in Fallujah), and while reinforcements were within minutes of each COP in Anbar, the first reinforcements arrived at VPB Wanat approximately two hours after start of the battle.

    The Captain's Journal

  • Prosecutors have said Harris-Moore hopscotched his way across the United States, frequently crash-landing planes in rural areas and stealing cars from parking lots at small airports.

    'Barefoot Bandit' pleads guilty to federal charges

  • Mr. Ross recently made his fifth business trip to Asia this year, also has been to Europe several times and hopscotched all over the U.S. Meanwhile, his private-equity firm has announced several investments recently.

    Investors Balking at New Ross Fund

  • They hopscotched the globe petitioning against onerous banking rules.

    Struggling French Banks Fought to Avoid Oversight

  • Since he was re-elected to a third term, Perry has hopscotched across the country, making several trips to Washington and taking center stage at every conservative gathering of high-profile Republicans.

    Republican presidential contest suddenly heats up

  • One of the joys of Facebook is hearing from old friends, especially for someone like me, who's hopscotched her life across the sidewalks of three countries: Iran, England and America.

    Charlotte Safavi: On Food and Memory

  • From Oregon, authorities said, Harris-Moore hopscotched his way across the U.S., frequently stealing cars from the parking lots of small airports, until he made it to Indiana, where he stole another plane and made for the Bahamas.

    Lawyer: Feds balk at sale of Barefoot Bandit story

  • The Casadys have hip-hopped and patty-caked and hopscotched their way into our culture's most essential elusive subject matter.

    S.X. Rosenstock: CocoRosie Turns It On: Passion Is the Pull of Your Past


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