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short-circuited

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of short-circuit.

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Examples

  • They are one, and the limited idea of their being separate has short-circuited the necessary movements.

    The Bushman Way of Tracking God

  • I learn that Barack Obama was very worried about the budget deficit and the â¨rising national debt very early--so much so that he short-circuited his own â¨bureaucratic processes and ordered reports from deficit hawk and OMB â¨director Peter Orszag routed to him around the NEC process.

    Brad DeLong: Review: Ron Suskind's Confidence Men

  • Her fear that she had failed her childhood friend Lauren had short-circuited powerful psychological forces that could have strengthened her bond with her husband, made her family more cohesive, and given her children the example of expressing their feelings rather than stifling them.

    The 7

  • Their God-given ability to engage in moral reasoning is short-circuited.

    Clay Farris Naff: What Westboro Baptist Got Right

  • A car accident, the crossfire of a drug shoot-out, a collapsed building, a sunk ship, a short-circuited electrical line, a plummeting airplane.

    The Origins of The Tourist by Olen Steinhauer

  • This may make perfect price-value sense to the beauracrat, but I know a number of people who would lose months or years of their life to worry — worry that could be short-circuited with an inexpensive biopsy.

    Coyote Blog » 2009 » September

  • This is, by the way, one of the unsung benefits of bankruptcy, is that it takes assets out of the hands of the people who got the company in the mess to begin with — a benefit we short-circuited when we spent billions of taxpayer dollars in the auto industry to keep GM and Chrysler assets out of new and potentially more innovative hands.

    Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » The Future of Newspapers

  • As blades crushed ice, the power in the living room short-circuited and the time machine shut off.

    AFTER I BUILT A TIME MACHINE • by Trevor Foley

  • If so, it is an irony short-circuited by the sheer moral voltage of the sea sponge himself.

    SpongeBob's Golden Dream

  • It would have short-circuited all their models, if the models only had circuits. joe from Lowell Says:

    Matthew Yglesias » The DeMint “Plan” — Fewer Jobs, Slower Growth, More Money for Rich People

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