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The sandwich chain recently had to defend its bread, too, after Ireland’s Supreme Court ruled that, as part of a protracted legal and tax battle, Subway’s hoagie-style rolls did not meet the country’s definition of a staple bread.
While both companies felt they could have successfully fought the DOJ in court, protracted litigation made the merger route untenable, particularly for a startup like Plaid, which was founded in 2013.
On December 2, after a protracted disagreement over the release of a research paper, Google forced out its ethical AI co-lead, Timnit Gebru.
Douglas’s worry was that this scenario would set us up for a protracted constitutional crisis, one without any clear resolution.
SERIOUSLY, WILL HE EVER GO?SEAN ILLINGNOVEMBER 12, 2020VOX
That’s why, if you ask buyers what impact the protracted election has had on the mood of advertisers or if it has affected ad spend, you’ll hear that there hasn’t been much change.
During a protracted skinny dipping scene, viewers get to see each actor’s prosthetic penis.
These dreamy, Madonna-like beauties are the result of the most severe and protracted study.
Now, after a weary march and a protracted fight in the burning sun, some of the men deliberately lay down to die.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The previous year had seen the English miners beaten after a protracted struggle.
THE UNDERWORLDJAMES C. WELSH
It may be that this my lot may be protracted from month to month, even till I grow grey in my captivity.

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