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Sure, an IPO is usually regarded as a road to riches, but there’s many a speed bump, detour, and dead-end on that hoped-for path to bundles of cash — especially in the presently buoyant ad tech land.
So Mankiewicz’s decision to target Hearst was shocking, and the explanation for it requires a detour into Mankiewicz’s long and winding biography.
She said a detour was set up around the area, but traffic was backed up for about three miles.
If you’re planning on attending or booking a separate trip, keep these adventure detours in mind.
In order to see why, we need to take a brief detour through the philosophy of mathematics.
During this conversation they had left the drawing-room and made a detour through the grounds.
AN UNSOCIAL SOCIALISTGEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Francis made a detour, so as to avoid being noticed by the gondoliers, and then again followed.
She was too much of a woman to run straight to her je-le-veux, so long as she could wind thitherward serpentinely and by detour.
When the horse drew near, it made a detour, avoiding them, and eyes accustomed to the darkness could see that it was riderless.
This made it necessary for them to retreat and make a detour in order to reach cover.
A PRINCE OF ANAHUACJAMES A. PORTER

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