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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of pick-pocket.


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  • In Game 6 in Chicago, the Bulls were still in the game in the fourth period, trailing 81-79 with about eight minutes left, when Detroit guard Joe Dumars pick-pocketed Jordan as he drove to the basket.

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  • Antolín Alcaraz was the first to be dispossessed, and when Chris Eagles whipped over the cross, Nigel Reo-Coker's chest converted his first Premier League goal for three years; makeshift left-back Steve Gohouri was pick-pocketed by Kevin Davies on the stroke of half-time to offer David Ngog the chance to open his Bolton account; and Alcaraz's indecision was exposed at the death when Eagles pounced, and capped a virtuoso display with a precision finish.

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  • However, let me also note, we witnessed some cute children playing tricks and telling jokes and entertaining some foreigners who were watching and admiring them; and only a few moments later they discovered it was a ploy as they were pick-pocketed while being distracted by the children.

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  • I myself was pick-pocketed and would never set forth in the calle del cartucho, literally Cartridge Street, a dangerous area which lay just a stone's throw from Bogotá's main cathedral, presidential palace and national Congress.

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  • "I always stashed my money when traveling so I don't lose it or get pick-pocketed," Mr. Scott said.

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  • A man in a Santa costume was pick-pocketed in Fells Point, reported the Baltimore Sun on Thursday.

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  • When Paul pick-pocketed McInnis and went the other way for an uncontested two-handed dunk, New Orleans took its largest lead at 86-56 with about two minutes remaining in the third quarter.

  • At the news conference announcing the new campaign, one of the members of the re-branding committee, Isawa Elaigwa, told reporters he'd just been pick-pocketed.

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  • Then again, the old Times Square would have made an ideal backdrop for this photo, since it would have been easy to imagine the trainer getting pick-pocketed, or hustled by a con man, or being forced to spend the night in an X-rated movie theater due to lack of funds.

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  • We must have had good luck because of the small handful of people I talked to this morning, 4 of them got pick-pocketed.

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