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


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  • Rather than making any proposals, it simply draws attention to the "various possible options" that have been "mooted", namely a slimmed down commission of 15 members, or a number representing a proportion of the total number of member states, "for example, one half or two-thirds".

    No decision on composition of commission

  • Surely, not merely because the actor has "slimmed" down.

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • But another alternative, say the authors, is that the star "slimmed" to a lower mass, enabling it to become a neutron star.

    Signs of the Times

  • Kate Winslet has accepted some of the blame for the recent debate about her figure following the publication of digitally "slimmed" pictures of herself in GQ magazine.

    The Guardian World News

  • - a stablemate of Vanity Fair - ran digitally "slimmed" photos of Winslet that drew much criticism.

    Celebrity Mound

  • When the USDA last week unveiled a new plate logo to replace its iconic food pyramid, some specialists in data presentation said the new image was too slimmed down.

    USDA's Food Plate: Looks Great, Less Filling

  • Now he has slimmed down, in part by exchanging bagels for organic bread, and mixing in nutrient-dense foods like eggs, cantaloupe and almond butter.

    Ex-Giant Seeks Passes in Marathon

  • U.S. data released last week showed the U.S. trade gap slimmed narrowly in November, falling 0.3% to $38.3 billion on stronger exports.

    China Sold Treasurys in November

  • "We were in the doghouse … but now, there are no excuses," says Mr. Wintrob, president and chief executive of life insurer SunAmerica Financial Group, which now generates roughly half the core earnings of the slimmed-down AIG.

    At AIG, Focus Returns to Selling Insurance

  • The British Olympic Association said it wants a say in the slimmed-down body created by the controversial merger of Sport England and UK Sport

    New Sport England initiatives aim to get more women playing sports


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