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

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Examples

  • On the legislative front, there has been an increase in the number of bills introduced in Congress targeted specifically on Canadian exports, where previously we were being "sideswiped" by general legislation aimed at other targets.

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  • Tammy Lynn Michaels feels "sideswiped" by her breakup

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  • She said a council member asked her to make a presentation, and she got "sideswiped" by the controversy.

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  • "sideswiped" by a slowdown of demand in the U.S. and abroad.

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  • The trumpets sideswiped the trombones, which were hauling a bass-clef harmony out of the eight measure break.

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  • That all came to an end in recent months after a confluence of events sideswiped the industry, causing short sellers to swell.

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  • But Ms. Hance was convinced the pit bull-Labrador mix needed a restraint after a tractor-trailer sideswiped her minivan while Cocoa stood in the front seat, an incident that left both dog and owner shaken but uninjured.

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  • MR. MURRAY: Ellen, Clay's book says you can do everything right, you can listen to your customers, you can be very smart about allocating capital to the highest returns, and you can still get sideswiped by disruptive technologies.

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  • These signs of resilience of the euro itself may have sideswiped many currency investors, forcing them to close bearish bets by buying the currency.

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  • And her mom is the redoubtable Gemma Jones, who comes off best as a woman sideswiped by her husband's abandonment but consoled by a fake psychic is that redundant? who promises her that she's in a glow of triumph and all will work out well.

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