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

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Examples

  • HONOWITZ: Yes, I mean, the source and what I've read is -- is the bottom line is -- people that were up from this gentleman Gonzalez, who they say is the shooter, knew what was going on and the people lower were just kind of lassoed into this robbery.

    CNN Transcript Jul 31, 2009

  • HONOWITZ: Yes, I mean, the source -- and what I have read is, the bottom line is, people that were up from this gentleman Gonzalez, who they say is the shooter, knew what was going on, and the people lower were just kind of lassoed into this robbery.

    CNN Transcript Aug 1, 2009

  • I mean, the source in what I have read is, the bottom line is that people that were up from this gentleman Gonzalez, who they say is the shooter, knew what was going on, and the people lower were just kind of lassoed into this robbery.

    CNN Transcript Jul 31, 2009

  • The friars seemed long since to have forgotten those noble aims that had meant so much to the founders and early workers of their orders, if indeed the great majority of those of the later day had ever realized the meaning of their office, for the Spanish writers of the time delight in characterizing them as the meanest of the Spanish peasantry, when not something worse, who had been "lassoed," taught a few ritualistic prayers, and shipped to the Philippines to be placed in isolated towns as lords and masters of the native population, with all the power and prestige over a docile people that the sacredness of their holy office gave them.

    The Social Cancer

  • Whether you ride a bull or are roped in, know that you will be both lassoed and bucked in the Kalahari rodeo.

    The Bushman Way of Tracking God

  • Yes, I was surprised to see my grandfather, and my heart was lassoed by my longing for him.

    The Bushman Way of Tracking God

  • They, too, are lassoed, bucked, and taken on one journey after another.

    The Bushman Way of Tracking God

  • Yes, he was an ecstatic Broadway mystic and a Tin Pan Alley shaman during those moments when his heart opened and threw out a rope that lassoed a song, a tune holding the heightened longings of love.

    The Bushman Way of Tracking God

  • Friday Night Lights alum Adrianne Palicki has lassoed the starring role in NBC's reworking of Wonder Woman.

    Friday Night Lights' Adrianne Palicki is Wonder Woman

  • They probably lassoed the top and just yanked it down, tied it to a truck, and snapped it at the base, Ouimette said.

    FBI eyes cross-burning in prosperous U.S. town

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