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


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  • He hit Marleau on the skate, and the San Jose captain swatted it past the diving goalie for his seventh goal.

  • Taguchi on a comebacker to start the ninth before Eckstein swatted a solo homer.

  • a similar call when Kenyon Martin swatted away a Lakers shot, further upsetting Jackson. - Kobe, Shaq combine for 71 as Lakers go up 3-0

  • Adrian Aucoin swatted the puck up ice to derail the final seconds of the third penalty. | news

  • Like when a child runs out into the traffic, ... that child should be "swatted" so that he understands that the street is no place for a child, and the child should understand that in a concrete way.

    No Dog in That Hunt

  • She -- and she said that she had been personally attacked, and she kind of swatted him like a fly, I think.

    CNN Transcript Nov 15, 2007

  • Then, as the contending fire burned onward, some little tongues of flame crept back toward the spot where the cattle had been left These were "swatted" with the wet blankets as fast as seen.

    Cowboy Dave

  • And Mike "swatted" with an end of a fence rail he was chopping up for firewood.

    The Boy Land Boomer Dick Arbuckle's Adventures in Oklahoma

  • English language which adequately describes what followed-he hauled off with that Brownie, and he "swatted" that literary demigod squarely in the back of the neck with that Brownie.

    Salubrities I Have Met

  • Other enterprising sophomores "swatted" flies at the rate of one cent for two, darned stockings for five cents a hole, shampooed, mended, raked leaves.

    The Story of Wellesley


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