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  • v. to skate on ice, wearing ice skates


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  • Stacey Solomon – Having jettisoned the whole ‘moving around’ experiment for good, possibly on the basis that she moves with all the grace of a newborn giraffe trying to ice-skate after its first taste of alcohol, X Factor has decided to rebrand Stacey Solomon.

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  • Skiing, however, did not become overwhelmingly popular until the late 1900s, when Society discovered the Swiss Alps. To the horror of the French, wealthy Europeans and Americans deserted the Riviera by droves, to patronize such places as St Moritz or Davos or Caux, to learn to ski, to ice-skate, or to toboggan down the slopes.

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  • In upcoming episodes, her character will ice-skate alongside a Smurf a nod to Crystal's youth as a professional figure skater and sing with James Taylor.

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  • Mrs. Curtis was the granddaughter of the noted Minnesota ice-skate maker John E. Strauss Sr., who crafted skates for Olympic champion Sonja Henie and other celebrated skaters.

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  • For one price, families could gorge on all-you-can-eat kosher meals, play tennis, golf, swim or even ice-skate.

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  • Think about it: Could you learn to swim, ice-skate, or ride a bike only from a book?

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  • I never learned to ice-skate because the only rental skates in my size were the dread boys 'skates --- low brown shoes with hockey blades, not the pretty white boots that girls wore to twirl in the center of the rink.

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  • We bike ride, disco dance, jump on the trampoline, Roller-Blade, ice-skate, or bodysurf at the beach.


  • She's Canadian-born, and was married to a hockey player once -- she might know how to ice-skate.

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  • In addition to my distinguishing name and looks, I did not attend Sunday school, did not know how to ice-skate, and disappeared to India for months at a time.

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