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Instead, though, they got back to work and produced a businesslike 4-2 victory Sunday night, showcasing all of the myriad reasons why Los Angeles is just one win away from its first championship in 32 years.
THE DODGERS WENT FROM A STUNNING LOSS TO THE BRINK OF A CHAMPIONSHIPNEIL PAINE (NEIL.PAINE@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)OCTOBER 26, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Barbara Sutton stood in the doorway, a small but businesslike revolver in her hand.
His dealings with the Continental princes, mainly in regard to shipping and commerce, were conciliatory and businesslike.
The thousands of tourists who come annually are handled in a most businesslike manner.
Mabel Andrews came once to a meeting and in businesslike fashion explained the Red Cross dressings and gave a lesson in bandaging.
THE AMAZING INTERLUDEMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
"I'll get my coat and hat," Sara Lee said, and proceeded to do so in a brisk and businesslike fashion.
THE AMAZING INTERLUDEMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
The two columns were about two hundred yards apart, and their brisk and businesslike advance did the heart good to behold.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
They might have been partners from the beginning of time from her businesslike manner of criticizing the paper.
A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
Mildred's heart beat rapidly as he handed her a large, businesslike-looking letter and went softly out again.
MILDRED'S INHERITANCEANNIE FELLOWS JOHNSTON
From its face he turned to that of his office nurse—the one hardly less businesslike in expression than the other.
RED PEPPER BURNSGRACE S. RICHMOND

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