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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of recall.
  • n. Plural form of recall.


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  • The phrase recalls the success that Tim Pawlenty, the former governor of Minnesota, briefly had by combining Mr. Romney's name with "Obamacare" and coming up with "Obamneycare."

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  • If the title recalls Tracey Emin's controversial work My Bed, that's as far as the comparisons go.

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  • Cooke has been named chairman of Olbom, On Language’s Board of Octogenarian Mentors, though he insists on calling it OGPU, Octogenarians Guarding Proper Usage, because his acronym recalls an old Soviet spy organization.

    No Uncertain Terms

  • Froomkin recalls that the lawyer stated, ‘Someone should do something.’ The University Of Miami School Of Law Announces Foreclosure Defense Fellowships

  • Gertrude Stein recalls a composition of hers being chosen by her teacher at Franklin School to be posted on the wall, and this may have been the germ of her sense of herself as a writer.

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  • Millions of toys made by other product makers were also involved in recalls related to risks of lead poisoning, and the problems led safety advocates to call for tougher standards.

    Fisher-Price Recalls Millions of Tricycles

  • But in this political season, the factor behind most recalls is taxes.

    Petition Drive Underway To Recall Miami-Dade Mayor

  • At Fort Bragg, McIlwain recalls a sense of being held hostage, a feeling he would later recall at Tuskegee when his white flight instructors banned he and his fellow black pilots from reading black literature and newspapers.

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  • Mountain recalls Kok also leading the Boyd Neel Orchestra in the absence of the usual leader, Maurice Clare: "We always enjoyed his leading – he led firmly and his playing had strength and truthfulness."

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  • All one recalls is a "skiing togetherness" photoshoot, where Victoria's "loving smiles" were curiously reminiscent of portraits of Lucrezia Borgia.

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