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  • proper n. Alternative form of 9-1-1.
  • n. Alternative form of 9-1-1.


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  • “I called nine-one-one as soon as I saw your car go off the road,” he said.

    At Hidden Falls

  • “Hey, babe, could you call nine-one-one and tell them to come pick up this piece of garbage?”

    Thieves Like Us

  • The sooner I call nine-one-one, the sooner you can go find Jingles, and a cat carrier, and whatever else you need to stay with Elizabeth until these guys are caught.

    Thieves Like Us

  • “Somebody call nine-one-one,” a female voice shouted.

    Crazy Love

  • He calls nine-one-one and they come and they call us and so on.

    Hard Road

  • Of course, she did not, so we called nine-one-one.

    Moon Dance

  • “And from the time you called nine-one-one until the time that help arrived, what happened, with respect to your actions and those of the defendant?”

    Isabel’s Bed

  • “When did you call nine-one-one?” asked the prosecutor.

    Isabel’s Bed

  • I told the police the truth right from the beginning—you heard the tape when I called nine-one-one.

    Isabel’s Bed

  • A minute later, he calls nine-one-one again and says there’s no hurry sending the cops out, because he just shot and killed all the guys in his garage.

    Magnolia Moon


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