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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

Silent blow-offs from the main steam pipes were connected direct to both condensers.
This Combination Show—old stock-in-trade of one company, and cast-offs from another—ain't the best o' bisness arter all.
He's got the manners of a gentleman now; offs with his hat, if there's a lady present, and such a neat way of speaking.
In our day, if you travel by river from the southernmost of these three cut-offs to the northernmost, you go only seventy miles.
LIFE ON THE MISSISSIPPI, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
And so we started off with fuel for maybe five or six landings and take-offs against Earth gravity.
OPERATION: OUTER SPACEWILLIAM FITZGERALD JENKINS
Altogether, what miserable 'set-offs' to the achievement of an 'Orion,' a 'Marlowe,' a 'Delora'!
Lay-offs, unless caused through the fault of the Actor, shall not be counted as part of the guaranteed period.
Distances have been shortened by "cut-offs," but the Mississippi displays a decided unwillingness to have its length curtailed.
The furniture is not included, as we took little but cast-offs; nor the outfit of fishing and sporting goods.
THE HOUSEBOAT BOOKWILLIAM F. WAUGH
The shoulder of the mountain here consisted of a series of steep grass curves ending in short cliff jump-offs.
THE KILLERSTEWART EDWARD WHITE

WORD OF THE DAY

Parnassianadjective | [pahr-nas-ee-uhn ]SEE DEFINITION
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