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

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  • Defending champion Roger Federer, sheltered from soaring day one temperatures at the French Open, watched as two contenders to his title toiled in the Roland Garros sweatshop.

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  • More an open-book into history; than an enjoyable journey, Phillip Noyce’s thought-provoking, and ultimately distressing “Rabbit-Proof Fence” is the inspired re-telling of three aboriginal children forced from their homes and strained into camps without their mothers in toiled times of 1931 Australia.

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  • In it he laid the trap with the same gentleness of handling, locked the chain round one of the trees, and finally slid back the guard which was placed to keep the gin from accidentally catching the arms of him who set it, or, to use the local and better word, "toiled" it.

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  • Let's preserve the timber tree, that has 'toiled' for us for centuries!

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  • The artist said he "toiled" with the image for several months.

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  • Especially if you've kind of toiled for a while, you're very aware of how quickly everything can be taken away. "

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  • Mr. Kriemler is the grandson of Akris's founders, and he has toiled at the family-owned Swiss company for more than 20 years.

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  • That has left Mr. King, who is chairman of the homeland security committee, as an important ally for Mr. Bloomberg on issues like getting federal money to fund health care for sick workers who toiled at Ground Zero as well as winning more money to fortify the city against terrorism.

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  • I fantasized that they had toiled away in their garrets, crafting their stories just for me.

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  • Marcus and Amani Pollard's $1 million hopes on The Amazing Race finale ended almost as soon as the leg began in their Atlanta hometown when the former Indianapolis Colts tight end toiled at the first task of landing a simulated aircraft.

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