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  • n. Plural form of parachuters.


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  • "parachuters", as squatters are called in Mexico, have begun to build shacks out of cardboard and scrounged pieces of tin roofing.

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  • Also, the fourth-floor swimming pool, an oversize bronze statue of boxer Jack Johnson, a series of doll heads from World War II that were made to appear as quarter-size human parachuters to citizens in Nazi Germany, and a vast collection of antique gaming machines that Mr. Copperfield's team restores and preserves.

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  • Make sure the parachuters land on the boat instead of in the water where they'll drown or get eaten by a shark.

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  • Some parachuters pack their own equipment, most importantly the parachute.


  • One of the things that draws parachuters to that sport is the thrill; the proximity to death.


  • The school always did this, tried to combine athletics stuff with academics, so that they could justify spending a gajillion dollars on the football team a live lion and two parachuters had appeared at the opening game, and Gerdi had boycotted in outrage.


  • You can make out the Presidential palace over there, and if our cameraman can pan off, you can now see in the shade of the trees there, parachuters from the 82nd Airborne.

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  • Unit 61 radios me to keep an eye on where the parachuters land -- that is, that they DO NOT land on the refuge.

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  • In good times, in a more stable economic system, letting one or more of them enter into bankruptcy might just teach those golden parachuters a lesson.

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  • An embarrassing stunt Saturday -- two parachuters who were supposed to land in North Carolina's Kenan Stadium with the game ball wound up in Duke's Wallace Wade Stadium instead -- is the perfect metaphor for a league that has totally lost its way.

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