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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of pivot.

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Examples

  • And Kenny Melvin pivoted off the witty jab with, "No need to say another thing, I forgot about Frank's ego."

    The DPVA Club

  • Michael Reynolds/European Pressphoto Agency In Mr. Obama's so-called backyard visits -- a cramped recreation center room sufficed in rainy Richmond, at left -- he repeatedly pivoted from a voter's question in order to fire criticisms at the GOP's record on taxes, student aid, even home weatherization.

    Obama on the Trail

  • Without a word he pivoted and stomped back into the cabin, leaving Shelby and Calhoun staring blankly at one another.

    Stone and Anvil

  • The sword pivoted across the beast's jaw and slid within the collarbone.

    Mercadian Masques

  • Instead, he's kind of pivoted and been able to make the debate about what future energy supplies are and make it about whether or not you're in favor of drilling.

    Why So Slack, Barack?

  • He has now "pivoted," to use a favorite phrase from the pundits, and shifted his focus to trying to fix a still deteriorating economy.

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  • He has now "pivoted," to use a favorite phrase from the pundits, and shifted his focus to trying to fix a still deteriorating economy.

    AlterNet.org Main RSS Feed

  • He has now "pivoted," to use a favorite phrase from the pundits, and shifted his focus to trying to fix a still deteriorating economy.

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  • But through the course of conversation the pastor and my friend, kind of pivoted, to accept and forgive me.

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  • He has now "pivoted," to use a favorite phrase from the pundits, and shifted his focus to trying to fix a still deteriorating economy.

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