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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of pan.


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  • And actually one of the albums that I really liked was "Nina Simone Sings the Blues," which seems to be kind of panned compared to a lot of her other albums for some reasons.

    'Princess' Nina Simone: The Voice Of A Movement

  • The main and just about only beef I had heard from the minority of critics who at least kind of panned this was that the story was lacking, but I have to disagree.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • "There was absolute panic when we initially discovered this, but it kind of panned out in the end."

    Larisa Alexandrovna: Sibel Edmonds Speaks...

  • You know, I think that also the evening -- there's this theme that they've talked about -- if there is a theme -- and I know some of the pundits that have kind of panned the evening said that there's really no central message or theme.

    CNN Transcript Aug 25, 2008

  • First, in your feature on the TBWA Chiat/Day ad agency ( "Chiat's New Day," BUSINESS), you said that my Advertising Age ad-critic self "panned" Apple Computer's current ad campaign.

    Two In One

  • Canadian Press is reporting that Harper "panned" the idea of fallow field legislation.

    Archive 2006-04-01

  • I must have "panned" in the present Sheba Valley and all over the vicinity, in which Barberton now stands.

    Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer

  • Flannery, who has played once since November because of injury, admitted Ireland's scrum had been "panned".

    BBC - Ouch

  • So has everything kind of panned out the way you had hoped for at this point in your career?

    Central Florida News 13 - Latest Headlines

  • "panned," a ledge that held possibilities, or the yellow flakes had shown up thicker than usual in the day's clean-up he had called this satisfaction, the momentary exhilaration, happiness.

    The Man from the Bitter Roots


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