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


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  • A Swedish sextet led by Peter Forsberg and Mats Sundin shined Sunday by combining for five goals and 10 assists in the - Swedes sweet in World team loss

  • Just as last year's title shined a well deserved light on the quality of San Francisco's starting rotation, this year's failure to return to the postseason should do the same to the team's anemic offense.

  • Where the Gran Turismo titles shined most are back and better than ever, this game looks amazing.

  • Dave was the only chef who didn’t commit a glaring error during dinner service; yet, during the individual challenge, Kevin shined.

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  • In one glance Carlisle's trained eye, going over him, took in his sartorial eccentricities: in particular the "shined" shoes, the large brass shirt-studs, and the "full-dress-suit" (exactly that) so obviously made for a much stouter person.

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  • Their first attempt at fire hunting was made by the boys on foot in the woods near the mill; but here they made so much noise in the underbrush that, though they "shined" several pairs of eyes, these vanished before a shot could be fired at them.

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  • "Certainly, my boy," said Bob, at once submitting himself to the operator, although, his boots having already been well "shined," the operation was an obvious absurdity.

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  • Ironically, Riddick's habit of being the law's unwilling guest gives him an edge on the guards; During one of his extended stays in the slam, he had his eyes "shined," which lets him see in the dark.

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  • Which is exactly what Obama did when he delivered his first major policy speech on energy since becoming our Commander-in-Chief: Obama "shined" natural gas. Home Page

  • He "shined" natural gas powered transportation completely in his speech. Home Page


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