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  • noun Plural form of routine.


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  • That some of these films further ruined the potential of their project by inserting musical numbers and dance routines is where I draw the line, however, and get the pen out for some sharp criticism.

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  • Glen -- who may not be as "bad" as Betty contends, but clearly is capable of some royally weird behavior -- will pull another of the attention-getting, break-in routines he resorted to in the second episode of the current season.

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  • I normally do two sets of paired routines from the Yoga and Muscle menus, then one of the rather dull and lengthy Aerobics routines, and finish with a Balance Game, which takes altogether 20-30 minutes.


  • Paying this woman $100,000 for each of her cheerleading routines is nothing short of sinful.

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  • Dances are taught in routines and steps are added to the routine and built up over the year.

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  • Dances are taught in routines and steps are added to the routine and built up over the year.

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  • Changing routines is risky this late in the game, but Horton and coach Mark Williams knew the high bar routine he did during team finals wouldn't dent the individual competition field.

    Horton's gamble pays off in silver

  • Having settled into certain routines here, my most publicly charitable acts being giving a couple of pesos to the fire jugglers at the intersection of Camelinas and Venture Puente, life here seems fairly normal to me.

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  • Bob Newhart has a reputation of doing the greatest comic telephone call routines ever.

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  • These common medical procedures are called routines because they’re given to almost every woman who gives birth at that hospital.

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