• "The starter's pistol fires, and then you just hear the chop-chop-chop of people rowing as fast as they can to get to the good spots, " Yera says.

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  • From the Chinese: chow-main, chop-suey, stir-fry, ketchup, flophouse, kowtow and tycoon.

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  • But I was still able to get a beer and a pork chop -- (applause) -- so I was pretty happy about that.

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  • Not only does a geriatric Kirk karate-chop him, but the Gorn only gets to grunt, while William Shatner steals all the dialogue (then again, Shatner did that to his co-stars on Star Trek).

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  • Powers was Bond to the extreme: able to knock a man unconscious with a well-placed judo chop or to kill a thug with a Swedish penis-enlarger pump.

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  • Imagine subjecting Shakespeare to a computational process like bioinformatics--not to chop the poor guy into DNA base pairs but to tease out 1, 000-word pieces (or strings) of his plays.

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  • Thus what is torn to shreds is a dead fox, which has nothing more to do with cruelty than the eating of a shop-bought chop by a pet.

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  • In addition, he often used the hand chop, palm-down, and the smooth broad gestures that signal certainty and authority.

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  • This o ld-school Italian spot on South Olive Street has a sumptuous 1920s Art Deco interior and a menu with items like lobster linguini with tomatoes and bacon-wrapped veal chop.

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  • The software houses then chop up orders into bite-sized pieces and feed them to thousands of subcontractors.

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  • That fact alone could chop the ethanol industry down to size--if only drivers knew it.

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  • Forming more teams in large markets would chop down the television revenue of now-dominant teams such as the New York Yankees , making it harder for them to buy the best ballplayers.

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  • It will be done on 20 dedicated state-of-the-art Illumina and Life Technologies instruments that CHOP and BGI have installed at the new Joint Genome Center there, and BGI bioinformaticians will log in to a CHOP server to analyze the data remotely from China.

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  • Let's chop down some of the intrusive databases maintained by commercial enterprises--why does your cell phone company have to know your Social Security number?

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  • This time, he has an addition to his stable: a flying craft, with two enclosed rotors underneath, which allow it to dink around tall buildings and, presumably, to chop vegetables in the event that Alfred wants to make a pot-au-feu.

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  • We can chop the data up into overall usage, sequential usage, multitasking, cross-platforming, whatever.

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  • Even Baitullah Mehsud had struggled to rein in the violent excesses of Hakimullah and his cousin Qari Hussain, another TTP commander, who likes to chop up his victims with a knife and to brainwash children into becoming suicide-bombers.

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  • Provided you do it right, you can chop your family's gift and estate taxes using family limited partnerships and grantor-retained annuity trusts.

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  • American said last week that by offering early boarding to passengers who are traveling light, with only a carry-on bag that fits under the seat in from of them, it can chop two minutes off the time it takes to board a narrowbody aircraft.

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