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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of yank.

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Examples

  • Perhaps that's not a recommendation, but imagine how harrowing your life would be if you had a disorder that meant you were unexpectedly yanked from the present time into some other time during your lifespan, regardless of your present situation?

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  • Perhaps that's not a recommendation, but imagine how harrowing your life would be if you had a disorder that meant you were unexpectedly yanked from the present time into some other time during your lifespan, regardless of your present situation?

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  • He says that in the last week, as the documents issue unfolded, he saw 15% of all foreclosure-sales listings of bank-owned homes yanked from the market.

    Courts Add To Foreclosure Delay

  • Or, the other little girl named Winnie, all of eighteen months old, but miraculously yanked from a small air pocket under the concrete slab that had crushed and killed her parents next to her.

    Archive 2010-02-01

  • I tried this out recently, adding a teaspoon or two to about an eighth of a cup of sriracha, and the results made for a seriously flavorful topping for a quick dinner of pork chops yanked from the freezer.

    Make A Quick, Spicy Sauce For Last-Minute Dinners | Lifehacker Australia

  • As for the fried chicken, however, the white meat was dry; it should have been yanked from the fryer several minutes earlier.

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  • I am often surprised that YouTube videos that are found to be offensive to somebody are yanked from the internet because of a legal complaint (by the offended party). (the most recent was a video mocking a professor from Pennsylvania with regards to Global Warming – it was mocking ‘Hide the Decline’ with music, people in chicken outfits, etc).

    The Volokh Conspiracy » California Court Rejects Santa Barbara Beach Club’s Attempts to Suppress Criticism

  • SEASON HIGHLIGHT: Goaltender Ryan Miller was the main reason the Sabres were division champs, but the season's best moment came when he got yanked from a game.

    Buffalo Sabres Team Report

  • Mars and Sarah Connor continue their downward spiral in the ratings, and if their numbers get much worse, they could get yanked from the schedule without completing their runs.

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  • Or, the other little girl named Winnie, all of eighteen months old, but miraculously yanked from a small air pocket under the concrete slab that had crushed and killed her parents next to her.

    Like Hell Needs A Heat Wave...

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