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

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Examples

  • His plan to seek a full term unraveled amid legal troubles.

    Paterson's Teachable Moment

  • It would be more accurate if the “Jobs” Obama is knitting was smaller than the “Jobs” unraveled from the private sector’s back.

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  • When Ron lifted the tractor bucket, the chain unraveled.

    Archive 2010-09-01

  • Hess and the foreman spotted roof cracks and "unraveled" support structures, his report said.

    Mine safety often a battle between regulators and companies

  • HOLMES: And then it just kind of unraveled from there.

    CNN Transcript Jun 20, 2009

  • S. O'BRIEN: Did it surprise you how quickly things kind of unraveled and became lawless really?

    CNN Transcript Nov 1, 2005

  • Slowed by just one bogey over his first 49 holes of the tournament, Forsman's impressive weekend admittedly "unraveled" at the end, as he struggled with his putting and stumbled with three bogeys over his final five holes.

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  • He said the case against Davis had "unraveled," but even the shifting stories presented by witnesses may not prove sufficiently new and exculpatory to save Davis from execution.

    Raw Story

  • Taylor wrote that, according to the CIA, the plot was "unraveled" by a "chain of events" that began with the harsh interrogation of Abu Zubaydah in 2002 and included the harsh interrogation of Khalid Shaikh Mohammed.

    Media Matters for America - Limbaugh Wire

  • I started off really well and everything kind of unraveled pretty fast. "

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