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  • n. Plural form of pairing.

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Examples

  • The problem with food pairings is that so many back labels simply list a string of foods from cupcakes to chicken vindaloo and everything in between, all in fifteen words or less.

    What do you want on a back label? | Dr Vino's wine blog

  • The idea of animal/human pairings is a huge sub-genre.

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  • But the meeting of anatomy at some point evolved in myriad directions: into long-term pairings centered around raising young; groups of related individuals living together; unions of same-sex, non-mating animals for protection or companionship or both; even alliances between cooperative neighbors.

    INSIDE OF A DOG

  • My favorite thing is the back to back title pairings of a line from an Adam Sandler sketch to a Lord of the Flies reference.

    SUCKS TO YOUR ASCOT

  • Outside the Lines on Sunday on whether male coaches are discriminated against in pairings for the women's tourney that ESPN televises.

    USATODAY.com - Packer is beyond 'Brink' of overreacting

  • To call the pairings is a bit of a misnomer, since there are three golfers per group, at least early in the tournament.

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  • I’m not disposed to sit around making elaborate lists all day, but if you wanted to do this, I think you’d want a set of cultural categories and a set of philosophical ones, though of course certain pairings are a lot more common than others.

    32 Flavors… of FREEDOM

  • This is a book of kinky word pairings, a book of shameless SELF EXCLAIMING, a list of assertions, a book of titles that trumpet themselves.

    Strange Bedfellows

  • Christakos describes her own work as employing strategic word pairings harvested from the internet and elsewhere, to construct "forceful collages."

    Margaret Christakos notes toward an essay on

  • The Playhouse is a hot destination these days, because of the intelligence of its classical work and the brio of the performances: "Funny how eloquent cheap emotion can be," someone remarks, ironically highlighting how real the play's affections are: there's never any question about the justness of the pairings, which is only half true in the original play.

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