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

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  • The open world genre is one that I feel is underutilized, every game that is released under it's moniker seems to be a third person action title shoehorned into the genre with few exceptions.

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  • The biggest problem, I fear, is that the story reads like a high concept "shoehorned" into the 616 Universe.

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  • American Home and its creditors contend Bear Stearns is trying to stretch the definition of securities contract too far, so that ordinary mortgage servicing contracts can be "shoehorned" into new "safe harbor" provisions in the federal bankruptcy code.

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  • Liberal Democrats don't manage to alter the voting system it may "reduce the Liberal Democrat commitment to the coalition" into which they were "shoehorned".

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  • He postulated that bringing the videogame ratings in line with those of film would protect children, reducing the amount of games with mature content "shoehorned" into the current M rating.

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  • In the end the fancy sink was shoehorned between the shower and a window and there was no room to add storage space anywhere.

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  • And it's all in 3-D, of course, even if the effects get shoehorned into the narrative: In one sequence, Sean Anderson (Josh Hutcherson), has to toss tropical berries at the chest of stepfather Hank (Dwayne Johnson), whose overdeveloped pecs propel those berries through the fourth wall.

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  • Having my butt shoehorned in with a bunch of strangers is so much better.

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  • If you are shoehorned into a particular date (rather than being able to come out say 3 days at a time for 3 or 4 outings across the season) you may or may not have much success calling them in.

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  • That makes the connections in Peter's universe seem a lot more organic than the way some were shoehorned in previously (Sandman in SM3). blog comments powered by Disqus

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