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Downgrade teams that exit early from their conference tournamentsThere was a time when winning your conference tournament foretold March Madness success.
MARCH MADNESS BRACKET POOL TIPS: A BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO THE 2021 NCAA TOURNAMENTNEIL GREENBERGMARCH 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
There was a mid-1960s spike in college closures that foretold a new era of austerity for which students and parents would pay the price.
EVEN FORGIVING STUDENT LOANS WON’T SOLVE THE HIGHER EDUCATION FUNDING CRISISELIZABETH SHERMERJANUARY 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He then made a mistake — the first of three interceptions that doomed Washington on Sunday — but the drive foretold something important.
HOW WASHINGTON’S PASSING OFFENSE CLICKED AGAINST THE GIANTS — AND WHAT IT MEANS GOING FORWARDSAM FORTIERNOVEMBER 9, 2020WASHINGTON POST
In the 89 years since Gödel’s discovery, mathematicians have stumbled upon just the kinds of unanswerable questions his theorems foretold.
HOW GÖDEL’S PROOF WORKSNATALIE WOLCHOVERJULY 14, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Human sagacity cannot explain these facts as they exist to-day, much less could it foretell them three thousand years ago.
GOSPEL PHILOSOPHYJ. H. WARD
I can read thought, I can foretell the future, and I can sometimes make things happen fortunately, if I try very hard.
VALLEY OF THE CROENLEE TARBELL
You claim to read minds and foretell the future, and you do not understand that she is fine and honest and utterly admirable!
VALLEY OF THE CROENLEE TARBELL
I cannot remember that either Sakya Muni or any of his followers assumed the power to foretell the future.
ANCIENT FAITHS AND MODERNTHOMAS INMAN
The country was on the very brink of a civil war, of which no man could foretell the duration or the result.
SELECT SPEECHES OF DANIEL WEBSTERDANIEL WEBSTER
The miller was curious, and said: 'Let him foretell something for once.'
GRIMMS' FAIRY TALESTHE BROTHERS GRIMM

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