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

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Examples

  • There's just nowhere to put the stuff even when it's shovelled, which is why it's literally hauled away by the truckload when things get out of hand.

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  • I think the segment on the Today Show should have been longer, as one commenter mentioned a lot of info got "shovelled".

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  • "I wish that someone had brought $56 billion to bear upon my life … but the day President Kennedy was buried, which was a no school day for me, my brother and I shovelled stuff out of a local farmer's septic tank with a shovel for 75 cents per hour for the two of us."

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  • They can show him cuddling as many disease ridden infants in ‘Princess Di poses’ as they like but his true nature is more akin to the aggressive, drunken neds shovelled up at football matches and outside pubs.

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  • Dr. Prunesquallor: "OK, how exactly is this" Commercial "if taxpayer money keeps getting shovelled into it?"

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  • OK, how exactly is this "Commercial" if taxpayer money keeps getting shovelled into it?

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  • "OK, how exactly is this" Commercial "if taxpayer money keeps getting shovelled into it?"

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  • So I shovelled the stuff into a clear plastic bag.

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  • Earlier, when the hunt for Osama bin Laden and Al Qaeda members was the most intense, the U.S. shovelled millions of dollars to local warlords to fight as its proxies.

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  • In the end I selected a pair of stout though well-worn trousers, a frayed jacket with one remaining button, a pair of brogans which had plainly seen service where coal was shovelled, a thin leather belt, and a very dirty cloth cap.

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