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Example sentences for straggler

Here's why: when surgeons remove a tumor, they inevitably leave behind a few straggler cancer cells.
Two stars merge to form a blue straggler in an artist's conception.
Tellingly, this is a market where the company is a straggler rather than a leader.
But there's always one straggler that stays in the pot and, once dry, will never leave again.
If you were a straggler out by yourself, you were a sitting duck for the submarines.
Not a straggler, only the killed and wounded, dropped from the ranks.
In fact, it may help a weakened straggler refuel for the long haul.
Then, every once in a while, a straggler letter of complaint would come in and it would have nothing to do with us.
If she had, she would have noticed she had a straggler.

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