• After all we in Britain elected the redoubtable Margaret Thatcher three times as prime minister.

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  • Businessmen such as the redoubtable union-busting Chris Corrigan, head of Patrick Corporation, disagree.

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  • Instead, they snipe at his foreign minister, the redoubtable Makiko Tanaka, a woman whose outspokenness is unsettling those who prefer Japan's usual ultra-cautious diplomacy.

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  • Mr. Cox was the son of Jessie Bancroft Cox, the redoubtable family matriarch who died in 1982 on the 100th anniversary of Dow Jones's founding.

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  • Still the occasional boundary offered a glimmer of hope, with 33 needed from 16, but the redoubtable Flintoff yorked Denesh Ramdin to claim the seventh wicket.

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  • The current president has the redoubtable Mr Rove on hand.

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  • Even the redoubtable German economy now seems to be buckling.

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  • But it was the redoubtable Roosevelt who stole the show.


  • After he skewed one and JP Duminy was lbw cheaply having missed a sweep, the redoubtable Mark Boucher shared 78 with Amla before mis-timing to cover which brought about the declaration.

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  • Widows' politics is especially eye-catching in the Philippines because of the personalities involved: the redoubtable Mrs Aquino and the well-heeled, indeed well-shod, Imelda Marcos, whose husband was the dictator Mrs Aquino deposed.

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  • The second worry is that the problems of the Italian economy are so deep-rooted that not even the redoubtable Mr Monti can get it moving again, after more than a decade of virtual stagnation.

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  • The oddly designed Dodge Caliber compact wagon has been supplanted in the line by the stylish Dart sedan, while the redoubtable Jeep Liberty is taking the 2013 model year off as it awaits its own redesign.

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  • India also needs a bigger, better pool of tested players - the team cannot be expected to continue to rely on the redoubtable talents of the injury-prone Zaheer Khan, ageing batting superstars (Dravid, Laxman, Tendulkar and Sehwag have a combined age of 144 years) and off-colour spinner Harbhajan Singh alone.

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  • These strands came together in 1999 in the Cyberport project, a property development disguised as an information-technology initiative, negotiated with the Pacific Century Group of Li Ka-shing, the most redoubtable of Hong Kong tycoons.

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  • Like the aliens browsing through refuse for weaponry and food, the film trawls for visual tactics of every kind, from news footage to clips from security cameras, and the result is something new: a startling, redoubtable thriller constructed on the cheap from a decaying world.

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  • But Barbara Bush never quite got over it, and some of her frostiness was inherited by the one Bush son whose instincts most resemble his redoubtable mom's: George W. The Governor and Rove publicly purged nearly all the old Bush and Baker hands from the Governor's campaign team.

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  • Only the determination of the Transport Select Committee under its redoubtable chairman, Gwyneth Dunwoody, forced an independent inquiry.

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  • For one thing, the senator from Arizona is a redoubtable campaigner.

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  • In an 11th-hour rescue attempt, Mr Vajpayee sacked the city's chief minister and replaced him with India's redoubtable information minister, Sushma Swaraj, who began checking up on absentee police supervisors in a series of well-publicised late-night inspections.

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  • The rise owes much to defence spending, which was up nearly 45% in the second quarter (the fastest pace at which it has grown since the early 1950s), as well as continued spending by America's redoubtable consumers.

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