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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of unpin.

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Examples

  • I'm almost surprised Nichols didn't put black-framed horn rims on her so that he could have a scene where she takes them off and unpins her hair and shakes it loose to reveal that she's the most gorgeous woman in Charlie's life.

    Blogging Charlie Wilson's War: The movie, again, because a couple of things are still bugging me

  • Brisk, efficient, no-nonsense, beautiful but toned down while on the job --- I'm almost surprised Nichols didn't put black-framed horn rims on her so that he could have a scene where she takes them off and unpins her hair and shakes it loose to reveal that she's the most gorgeous woman in Charlie's life.

    Blogging Charlie Wilson's War: The movie, again, because a couple of things are still bugging me

  • For a while it looked like the Germans had it in the bag as the US losses mounted steadily, but the US attack was relentless & they got lucky with smoke, unpins & unbails at the right time, while Steve's reserves rolls were huge handicap.

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • Eventually the Grunts got the 88 bunker & the first objective, but the 2nd objective was too many missed unpins away.

    Archive 2007-04-01

  • Google rival unpins banner ads CNet by Stephanie Olsen Mar 4, 2003

    Internet News: Alltheweb Changes The new color

  • Perceiving that the tears are hurrying fast, she unpins her strings and throws them languidly backward, a touching gesture, indicative, even in the deepest gloom, of the hope in future dry moments when cap-strings will once more have a charm.

    VII. Enter the Aunts and Uncles. Book I—Boy and Girl

  • At the finish of the fourth a wide old dame in the middle row unpins a cluster of orchids from her belt and aims 'em enthusiastic at the stage.

    Torchy, Private Sec.

  • Perceiving that the tears are hurrying fast, she unpins her strings and throws them languidly backward -- a touching gesture, indicative, even in the deepest gloom, of the hope in future dry moments when cap-strings will once more have a charm.

    George Eliot; a Critical Study of Her Life, Writings & Philosophy

  • In Windows 7, it automatically unpins Internet Explorer from the taskbar.

    AfterDawn.com

  • You know the scene-when the mousy librarian takes off her glasses, unpins her hair, and suddenly she's a raving beauty.

    SF360

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