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I met someone recently who immediately launched into a 30-second commercial on what a big shot he was, reminding me of a common way of interacting before the pandemic, based on trying to prove your worth based on some external marker of success.
He didn’t get going until he made the last like two or three shots — which were big shots, by the way.
“She’s the queen of making big shots,” said Makrigiorgos’s older sister, Tedi, who was one of the few spectators in the bleachers.
Cut the lead I think to six, a couple of times, and they came and hit a big shot.
Herro can create things, but he’s also a rookie who understandably makes more mistakes than he does big shots.
HOW CAN MIAMI GET BACK INTO THE NBA FINALS?CHRIS HERRING (CHRIS.HERRING@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)OCTOBER 8, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The big room at King's Warren Parsonage was already fairly well filled.
Sol laughed out of his whiskers, with a big, loose-rolling sound, and sat on the porch without waiting to be asked.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
There were at least a dozen ladies seated round the big table at the Parsonage.
There was no fighting; a rifle shot now and then from the crests where we saw our fellows clearly.
I pictured him as slim and young looking, smooth-faced, with golden curly hair, and big brown eyes.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN

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