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Because when it comes to moving against the virus, we’re a long way from checkmate.
IS SCHOOL OUT FOREVER?DANIEL MALLOYAUGUST 9, 2020OZY
Somebody knew exactly what was going on, somebody was at work to checkmate the dark design.
You and I will try to checkmate that pack if there is anything uncanny in it.
The ruffian was counting confidently on having things his own way, and Matt was wondering how he could checkmate him.
MOTOR MATT'S MYSTERYSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
Victory for the South became immediately impossible, no matter how long the final checkmate might be delayed.
INVENTIONBRADLEY A. FISKE
If the Austrian minister could accomplish this, he could thereby checkmate Prussian ambitions for leadership in Germany.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
I do believe the creature'll checkmate me now, all by his ridiculous English heavy persistency!
There is one golden rule, the observance of which must utterly checkmate the most cunning swindler.
SHARPS AND FLATSJOHN NEVIL MASKELYNE
They may do what they like, but Ill checkmate them still, said he, with an oath.
Gunbei realized his checkmate: there was nothing to be gained by lying further.
ROMANCES OF OLD JAPANYEI THEODORA OZAKI

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