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  • verb Present participle of wrongfoot.

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Examples

  • Labour bill to reform Lords aimed at wrongfooting David Cameron

    In praise of ... wasting time | Editorial

  • John Harris seems beguiled by the Tories' rhetorical support for co-operatives and by Jesse Norman MP, the chair of Conservative Co-operatives From John Lewis to workers' co-ops: these Tories love wrongfooting the left, 18 April.

    Letters: Mutual interest in promoting co-operatives

  • In a show that is effectively a double-act with his technology, Gorman has turned using PowerPoint into an art form, repeatedly wrongfooting the audience's expectations and finding joy or bewildered outrage in the minutiae of the media that increasingly shape the way we see the world.

    Edinburgh fringe comedy roundup

  • It is, I'd say, more or less exactly as choppily evocative, as wrongfooting and vivid, as it needs to be 'ribs of light from the lantern on the ceiling made it seem as if they traveled down the gullet of a great beast' 331.

    Jeff Vandermeer, Finch (209)

  • It is, I'd say, more or less exactly as choppily evocative, as wrongfooting and vivid, as it needs to be 'ribs of light from the lantern on the ceiling made it seem as if they traveled down the gullet of a great beast' 331.

    Archive 2010-02-01

  • Meanwhile Hamas has consolidated its strategic victory in wrongfooting and running rings round both Egypt and Israel.

    The war against Israel

  • This carbon tax debacle itself contributed to wrongfooting Joe Public – if climate change is a crisis how come the tax is just a few pennies a liter, much less then the rise in gas prices by oil companies making billions, and then why give the money back to spend instead of investing in renewable energy or efficiency?

    21 « October « 2008 « Stephen Rees's blog

  • This carbon tax debacle itself contributed to wrongfooting Joe Public – if climate change is a crisis how come the tax is just a few pennies a liter, much less then the rise in gas prices by oil companies making billions, and then why give the money back to spend instead of investing in renewable energy or efficiency?

    Climate Change – A Humanity Threatening Non-Issue « Stephen Rees's blog

  • Meanwhile Hamas has consolidated its strategic victory in wrongfooting and running rings round both Egypt and Israel.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • How's that campaign suspension wrongfooting Obama working out for McCain?

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

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