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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of out-flank.

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Examples

  • Once again the republican forces of negativity has been out-flanked.

    Sotomayor: word choice bad in 'wise Latina' remark

  • Pundits everywhere, and there are great wandering hordes of them, have been out-flanked by Sky's founding duo over the past 20 years, from Alan Shearer parading his urgent banalities like a man compulsively shouting out his name or the day of the week on the bus, to half-pundits such as Dwight Yorke, who seems resplendently nailed into his chair, a gleaming, murmuring royal prisoner.

    Andy Gray and Richard Keys convicted on sound evidence | Barney Ronay

  • Pundits everywhere, and there are great wandering hordes of them, have been out-flanked by Sky's founding duo over the past 20 years, from Alan Shearer parading his urgent banalities like a man compulsively shouting out his name or the day of the week on the bus, to half-pundits such as Dwight Yorke, who seems resplendently nailed into his chair, a gleaming, murmuring royal prisoner.

    Andy Gray and Richard Keys convicted on sound evidence | Barney Ronay

  • He caught it between the linebacker and the corner, which, worse-case scenario, he should have been viced in between the two, and for whatever reason he out-flanked the linebacker and then we weren't in position to turn him back to the inside, and they got the big play off of that.

    UNC's big first play sets tone for Virginia defeat

  • As the administration's political timidity has dashed the hopes of progressives after the 2008 election, the Obama roots have faded as a political force, out-flanked by a Tea Party that has skewed the debate in Washington (often in perverse ways inimical to the Tea Party's own interests, which include privacy and ending government spying).

    Shahid Buttar: Restoring the Fourth Amendment: How We the People Can Win Over Washington

  • There are a number of people in her camp that are already admitting they were out-flanked in every area.

    Roberts: McCain grapples with major fundraising challenge

  • Publius Scipio underestimated the Carthaginian cavalry and marched straight into their red-squared horses (the heavy horses, who hit with 4 dice instead of 2 for the Roman light foot) and got out-flanked by the green-circle horses (light cavalry, who run very fast) on either side with good leaders (Maharbal1 and Mago).

    Ticinus River: Respect the Ponies | Spontaneous ∂erivation

  • I can't help thinking that Cameron is being out-flanked on the need for radical reform by Cable and Clegg.

    Gordon Brown, Charlie Whelan and Me

  • I can't help thinking that Cameron is being out-flanked on the need for radical reform by Cable and Clegg.

    Who took away Martin's chair?

  • Rod Blagojevich deftly out-flanked Senator Reid in appointing Burris, the former Illinois Attorney General who seems a decent - if a bit obsessed with grave rubbing and divine ordination of appointments - semi-retired public servant.

    Tom Watson: Blago! (The Musical)

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