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

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Examples

  • Today the dramatic and costly case against the Toronto drug squad officers see-saws yet again when prosecutors try to revive charges thrown out by a judge in 2008.

    2009 August : Law is Cool

  • Gandhi was painfully aware of the see-saws of history, and devoted himself to find ways to win that didn't simply set up the next the loss -- but rather gained permanent, irreversible ground.

    Ben Brandzel: Rally to Restore Satyagraha?

  • One of his early movies, the silent Under the Top has him doing some amazing acrobatics -- catapulting off see-saws, balancing in a chair on a trapeze, and more -- but I don't think that's available commercially.

    Captain Marvel, Jr., Meets the Post Hoc

  • I feel sorry for the poor fella who steps in and falls face first into the seat when that thing see-saws on him!

    The Creepy Crapshack Story Contest

  • Since then, the Dow engaged in stomach-churning see-saws, but the time-weighted average has been stuck around 10,000.

    Dr. Philip Neches: The Goldman Rule

  • From see-saws to scales to foreign and domestic policies to sociopolitical philosophies.

    Steven Weber: Middle Matters

  • I miss see-saws until I read the comment above and the giant climbing structures that must have been splinter magnets, now that I think of it.

    » Merry Go Round Strocel.com

  • Dark, disturbingly imaginative, skillfully written, and featuring a story that see-saws between the psychological and the macabre, “Through a Glass, Darkly” was easily the best horror novel I read in 2008 :

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • Behind her, a pair of children played on a set of see-saws, looking vaguely bored.

    Thunder and Ashes

  • I know a lot about see-saws as a former member of See-saws Anonymous.

    Not Food For Thought

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