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  • n. Plural form of shoot-out.


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  • The pleasure of the game is not in car chases and shoot-outs the cases you solve, which are like individual television episodes, are sparingly punctuated by them but in doing the diligent work of a gumshoe: searching crime scenes for murder weapons, digging through the pockets of murder victims, consulting the coroner.

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  • With an ultra-violent pre-credit sequence in Budapest and a brief, sentimental coda in Seattle, the picture moves from an ingenious jail break in Moscow to Dubai and thence to Mumbai, and there are chases and shoot-outs as Hunt's team use their state-of-the-art equipment and considerable ingenuity to frustrate Hendricks.

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  • The area was divided into territories, just like in "West Side Story," except that these were not hubcap-stealing Puerto Ricans in Spanish Harlem settling their differences with the occasional knife-fight; no siree, the downtown guys were seriously into guns and shoot-outs that consumed entire city blocks, slaughtering the innocent and the guilty with equal magnanimity.

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  • An unsecured tie could negatively affect their vision while they are mobile, potentially putting their lives at risk during shoot-outs and such.

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  • Aid cannot reach most of them because the insurgents block many aid agencies from working in their territory and even in government-held areas shoot-outs at aid distributions are common and up to half of food aid is stolen and sold.

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  • It doesn't matter how many phony shoot-outs you do as an actor.

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  • This is very much a “Tarantino” film; long, one-cut camera shots, lengthly dialogue sessions and Ennio Morricone over slow-motion shoot-outs.

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  • Family fun enjoying hayrides, guzzling down sarsaparillas and experiencing shoot-outs in the studio where over 300 old Westerns and TV productions have been filmed.

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  • Anelka was called up again on Saturday, when his similar attempt – almost no run-up, followed by a shot with neither strength nor direction – was one of two kicks missed by Chelsea as they lost to Everton, their seventh failure in their last eight shoot-outs.

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  • The 4-a-side games are executed on a 22 x 16 meters court with sudden death penalty shoot-outs to break ties.

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