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The Jazz will use wings and forwards to set ball screens and confuse defenders, but the lion’s share of Mitchell’s attack involves a partnership with Gobert that’s both a gift and a curse.
CAN DONOVAN MITCHELL REACH HIS POTENTIAL IN THE BUBBLE?MICHAEL PINAAUGUST 3, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Your already-simmering emotions leap into overdrive, and you lay on the horn and shout curses no one can hear.
CARS WILL SOON BE ABLE TO SENSE AND REACT TO YOUR EMOTIONSVANESSA BATES RAMIREZJULY 29, 2020SINGULARITY HUB
With their curse lifted, the Red Sox just kept winning over the next decade and a half.
NOMAR GARCIAPARRA’S FULL CAREER WASN’T ENOUGH FOR COOPERSTOWN — BUT IT WAS STILL DAMN GOODNEIL PAINE (NEIL.PAINE@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)JULY 28, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Seen thus poverty became rather a blessing than a curse, or at least a dispensation prescribing the proper lot of man.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
A child, under exactly similar circumstances as far as its knowledge goes, cannot very well curse God and die.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
He was given no reply save a muttered curse, a command to hold his tongue, and an angry tug at his tied arms.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
And then he walked about the room, reflecting on the curse of his life—his besetting sin—irresolution.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
The Jesuit expatiated on the curse of heaven, which now manifested itself on the head of the Duke in every relation of his life.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
WORDS RELATED TO CURSE
- bad luck
- cross to bear
- double whammy
- hard knock
- hard time
- rainy day
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