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The Rays have long enjoyed a reputation as an innovative underdog.
“To put it simply, companies that once were scrappy, underdog startups that challenged the status quo have become the kinds of monopolies we last saw in the era of oil barons and railroad tycoons,” the report reads.
China, the scrappy underdog, must rise up against an established and technologically superior foe bent on suppressing the weaker power, she writes.
According to our forecast, he still has a very real chance of winning, but he is the underdog.
WILL THE FIRST PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE SHAKE UP THE RACE?SARAH FROSTENSON (SARAH.FROSTENSON@ABC.COM)SEPTEMBER 29, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Regardless of who wins, though, the nominee will start out as an underdog against Cornyn.
Oh, that's a chestnut that means merely that the underdog had better stay under if he can't fight his way out.
A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
We Americans have a notable cultural premise in our consideration for the underdog.
Like communism, it needed to imagine a class war and felt that it had a tight vested monopoly of the underdog.
WEST OF THE SUNEDGAR PANGBORN
So he arose and stamped out the smouldering embers of the fire he had builded, and whistled for the Underdog.
Then the Underdog licked his chops and Gud sighed, and together they departed from that place, very sorrowful that they had come.

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