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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of pin.

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Examples

  • Note the time of its application on a label pinned to the victim's clothes where it will be seen by later attendants, and leave the tourniquet exposed.

    How to Administer First Aid to a Victim of Automobile Accident

  • Although I would credit Scottb with avoiding categorisation through his strident scientific objectivity, most of us cannot inhabit the halls of ON for long without having a label pinned on:

    OmniNerd

  • KING: So then, what is the middle ground if you believe the past has been heavy handed and you don't want to be soft, a label pinned against Jimmy Carter and other Democrats in the past, what is that ground in the middle where you can have a conversation but also have some red lines where we have a conversation, but if you don't step over this line eventually and give me something back, conversation ends.

    CNN Transcript Apr 19, 2009

  • Gomez reportedly overcorrected, causing the car to roll and eject her, and then she was pinned from the waist down when the car landed on top of her.

    Heroes or Villains?

  • These findings are stunning because even if the bourgeois media manages to brainwash all of the 22.9% of the people who have the "average to good" label pinned on them, Hugo Chavez still wins by a whopping 18 points.

    Arthur Shaw: Why is Hugo Chavez so irresistible to the electorate now?

  • Never in my wildest dreams did I ever consider having that title pinned onto me.

    How Did I Get Here Anyway?

  • Lastly, said Danny, When I first met you, I thought the ‘Little Hellion’ label pinned on you by your family back in San Francisco was perhaps a bit unfair.

    Cupcake

  • Her mother had not been a fornicator or adulteress who delivered up the baby to an orphanage with the name pinned to a blanket.

    Heartfire

  • They divide girls into two categories, bad and good: the bad ones have obvious functions, and the good ones are to be married; but good ones, once pinned or engaged (and the official definition of being pinned is "being engaged to be engaged") must loosen up immediately or run the risk of being considered cold or hypocritical.

    Sex and the College Girl

  • He kept there a few boxes of "bugs," as we called his pinned-down specimens, and an album of postage-stamps that was always in a state of metamorphosis.

    On the Stairs

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  • Going steady with a college fraternity boy/man

    See pin

    February 3, 2008