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And make sure that they have a name and phone number pinned in their jacket, and that everyone goes pee before the tour starts.
And with all things cruel, this will have to be pinned on someone.
The applicant seized the boss by the right knee and the left elbow and soon had him pinned to the floor.
But he finds his home intact and a note pinned to the door saying his parents have gone away.
Regardless, each blind site must be permanently pinned with a permanent marker identifying permit holders for the site.
And a certain cowherd, as he stood leaning on his staff, pinned him down fast by the head.
At the first, the fruits were speared onto toothpicks: a cherry with almonds, a strawberry pinned to an anchovy.
Now almost all the markets' hopes are pinned on the authorities.
Our breaths lie pinned against the ice in shimmering pools.
But if no one has yet pinned down the secret, it hasn't been for lack of trying.
Auto-Tune has a sensitivity setting that lets a producer choose how firmly a singing voice is pinned to a note.
These disparate groups have all pinned their hopes for a change of course on him.
Police pinned down no suspects, and the case gradually went cold.
But motivated reasoning outside of a controlled study can never be pinned down.
He waited till she had pinned it on, then his arm sank about her.
Little fish following the boat attracted big tuna, who pinned them to the boat and ate them.
Dozing, he awakens this time pinned to the ground by ropes.
Her hair was thick and gray and curly, pinned back in a bun.
After the script was refined, storyboards-visual images of the scenes-were pinned up to further narrative possibilities.
But the administration has resisted being pinned down on concrete deficit reduction.
Many people had small bunches of shamrock pinned to their coats.
Proponents of intelligent-design theory frequently decline to be pinned down on these points.
And now there is this fifth background that they seemed to have kind of pinned down, they call it cosmic radial background.
Peer through the letterbox, and in the gloom you see a calendar pinned to the wall.
My colleague here turns up at work with an electoral-style button pinned to her lapel that bears the same slogan.
We've known as much for decades but for all this time, we've pinned the blame on the wrong species.
The oblong column may be pinned with reference to longitudinal response to reduce foundation costs.
We had pinned the wretched brute into a corner of the island.
Most expeditions had been pinned down by bad weather.
The hair was transformed using weave pieces and plastic spiders pinned in place with bobby pins.
Russo has compared them to a collection of pinned butterflies.
The real test was the scene when they are in the desert, pinned down by snipers.
The government's hopes are pinned on two big projects, both of which have their critics.
Our breaths seem to lie pinned against the ice in shimmering pools.
Molecular biologists pinned down several of the molecular cues responsible for spring's vibrant burst of colour.
He hated the idea of being pinned down or pigeonholed.
Once pinned, the seal becomes as placid as her pup, which is watching from a few feet away.
Not a sports coat but a buttoned suit with a starched white shirt and a pinned tie meant something to her.
Preliminary impressions suggest that the danger exists everywhere, even though it cannot be pinned down precisely, field by field.
They filled, and the racing current pinned them where they were, one partly on the other.
One careless moment, and you jump back with pieces pinned to your hide.
Time-jazz rhythm-is discernible, yet nothing that can be quite pinned down.
They wore elaborately tied and gold-pinned white stocks at their throats.
He had some of his special abstract art pinned on the walls of his room and on the ceiling.
Troops on patrol come under sustained, accurate insurgent fire and get pinned behind their truck.
So, if market confidence has a meaning, it must be something that is not pinned down simply by economic fundamentals.
There were colored cards stuck behind the lights and pinned under the coat hooks.
The drawers of the world's museums are full of pinned, preserved and catalogued insects.
They are removed from the liquid, washed with alcohol or other solvent, then preserved in alcohol or dried and pinned.
What stands to be lost in this transition probably can't be pinned down.
The leaders have pinned their own and the country's prestige to high-speed rail.
Two of the boys pointed at the brook where their brother was pinned underwater by a huge concrete block.
Deinonychus leapt onto its target and pinned it down with its full body weight.
The tractor flipped over backwards, and the farmer was pinned between the seat and the ground.
It swerved and struck a hound and pinned it to the ground.
At one point, the team had to turn back for a while after they were pinned against the mountain by powerful winds.
One recalls being knelt on so that her arms were pinned to the floor and punched repeatedly in the face.
The crowd, surging up for drinks, pinned her against the bar.
It works on the principal of the carnival spinning ride where the floor drops out and folks are pinned to the wall.
Traditionally, geneticists have pinned down such variants using large family studies.
But that is not the message of interest rates pinned at zero.
In that case, they might become duly pinned and eventually engaged, and probably by then she will be forgiven.
Researchers wonder if yet another atmospheric change can be pinned on it.
The red stars pinned to the center of the khaki domes are sparkling.
On the inside bottom is a rigid polyethylene foam liner to mount the pinned insects.
It had been too big then, but his mom had pinned it and taped it to make it work until he grew into it.
But it means that responsibility for abuses can no longer be plausibly pinned on a single figure.
Tim told me the condition got worse after a prank in high school: some other kids pinned him inside a locker and he panicked.
On the wall of her room, her father reported, she had pinned up twenty-one photographs of actors.
But neither existing theory has pinned down exactly where the materials would have come from.
Many hedge-fund managers stay pinned to their computer screens day and night monitoring movements in the markets.
He has pinned his hopes to a screenplay that is nothing more than a thinly veiled version of his own downfall.
Outflanking your enemies is better than being pinned down by them.
When a drop of coffee dries, its outer edges are pinned, so the radius does not change even as the amount of liquid shrinks.
When reporters challenged him about this, he argued that it was because he had patriotism pinned to his heart.
He was wearing denim overalls and a cotton fishing hat with the sides pinned up.
But researchers think they have pinned down the origin of these mysterious people.
All adult beetles should be pinned or point-mounted.
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