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If you draw the short straw I'll lend you some bread, like fifty bucks, before I take off to visit my sister in Frisco.
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He added, `` If this doesn't work out, the three of you barricade yourself in the house and talk terms with them ''.
I showed her the shower and tub, and she said, smiling, `` If you really don't mind, I think I'll get clean in the shower, then soak for a few minutes in your tub.
If I even hint at it do you think it will matter that you are his nephew -- and not even a blood nephew ''??
If you tell him I made a pass at you he might think you misunderstood something I said or did, so instead of just telling him I made a pass, say I tried to date you and that you agreed so you could prove to him what a louse I really am.
If and draw
If they were, Walter Lippmann would be writing the same columns as George Sokolsky, and Herb Lock would have nothing to draw cartoons about.
If the fibers are first aligned by combing them and then the spinner uses a worsted type drafting method such as the short forward draw, the yarn is smoother and called a worsted ; by contrast, if the fibers are carded but not combed and the spinner uses a woolen drafting method such as the long backward draw, the yarn is fuzzier and called woolen-spun.
If we draw an ellipse twice as long as it is wide, and draw the circle centered at the ellipse's center with diameter equal to the ellipse's longer axis, then on any line parallel to the shorter axis the length within the circle is twice the length within the ellipse.
If a player has three of a kind and several other players have drawn new cards, one strategy is to draw only one card.
If the deck is depleted during the draw before all players have received their replacements, the last players can receive cards chosen randomly from among those discarded by previous players.
If a decision must be reached in a particular match ( e. g., in a tournament ) and it ends in a draw after regular time, there are at maximum two overtimes of 2 × 5 minutes with a 1-minute break each.
If we assemble a deck of 52 playing cards with no jokers, and draw a single card from the deck, then the sample space is a 52-element set, as each card is a possible outcome.
If an opponent has a made hand that will beat the player's draw, then the player is drawing dead ; even if they make their desired hand, they will lose.
If the opponent is on a flush draw ( 9 / 46, approximately 19. 565 percent or 4. 11-to-1 odds against with one card to come ), the pot is not offering adequate pot odds for the opponent to call unless the opponent thinks he can induce additional final round betting from Bob if the opponent completes his flush draw ( see implied pot odds ).
If a star's core becomes stagnant ( as is thought will be the case for the Sun ), it will still be surrounded by layers of hydrogen which the star may subsequently draw upon.
If he did play, many assumed he would just be used as a decoy to draw coverage away from the other receivers.
A government advisor who attended the screening, a friend of Meyer's, told him " If you wanted to draw blood, you did it.
If a job description is not available, then a systems analysis can be done to draw up a job description.
If a brownout occurs and the voltage drops to 100 volts, the UPS will draw 10 amperes to compensate.
If the display system supports rotation and scaling in addition to scrolling — an effect popularly known as Mode 7 — changing the rotation and scaling factors can draw a projection of a plane ( as in F-Zero and Super Mario Kart ) or can warp the playfield to create an extra challenge factor ( e. g., Lockjaw: The Overdose ).
If a person drinks solutions with excessive sugar or excessive salt, these can draw water from the body into the bowel and cause osmotic diarrhea .. Osmotic diarrhea can also be the result of maldigestion ( e. g., pancreatic disease or Coeliac disease ), in which the nutrients are left in the lumen to pull in water.
If he were to ever work up enough nerve to draw it, it is usually too long to draw easily or too heavy or wobbly to wield properly.
If and short
If the lever is pulled to clear a signal or move a switch, the tappet moves a short distance lengthwise at the same time.
If the delay is too short, it will destructively interfere with the un-delayed signal and create a flanging effect.
If the sick person wishes to receive the sacrament of penance, it is preferable that the priest make himself available for this during a previous visit ; but if the sick person must confess during the celebration of the sacrament of anointing, this confession replaces the penitential rite A passage of Scripture is read, and the priest may give a brief explanation of the reading, a short litany is said, and the priest lays his hands on the head of the sick person and then says a prayer of thanksgiving over the already blessed oil or, if necessary, blesses the oil himself.
Despite Edmund's respected intelligence and abilities, he has no personal fortune to speak of, apart from his frequently fluctuating wage packet from the Prince, as he says: " If I'm running short of cash, all I have to do is go upstairs and ask Prince Fat-head for a rise.
If the sets are short to medium length the caller will often try to run the dance until each couple has danced with every other couple both as a 1 and a 2 and returned to where they started.
If the frame contains areas where nothing has moved, the system simply issues a short command that copies that part of the previous frame, bit-for-bit, into the next one.
He is still seeking greater autonomy from China, although Dolma Gyari, deputy speaker of the parliament-in-exile has stated " If the middle path fails in the short term, we will be forced to opt for complete independence or selfdetermination as per the UN charter ".
According to Bruce Campbell's autobiography, If Chins Could Kill, Richard acquired his stage name by combining his short name with his roommates ' names, Hal and Del.
In short: " If Christ was sacrificed for your sake, be like him and be in submission to one another.
If water is evaporated too quickly, the membrane dries, resistance across it increases, and eventually it will crack, creating a gas " short circuit " where hydrogen and oxygen combine directly, generating heat that will damage the fuel cell.
If the blood sugar level falls too low the liver converts a storage of glycogen into glucose and releases it into the bloodstream, to prevent the person going into a diabetic coma, for a short period of time.
If the target is a hard and heavy object, or if it is resting on some sort of anvil, the head can travel only a very short distance d before stopping.
If the stud attempts to mate with her and she lies down for him within a fairly short period of time, she is not pregnant.
If the net excitation received by a neuron over a short period of time is large enough, the neuron generates a brief pulse called an action potential, which originates at the soma and propagates rapidly along the axon, activating synapses onto other neurons as it goes.
If you think Terayama's poem uses a child's game to express in hyperbolic metaphor how, in retrospect, life is short, and nothing more, then this would indeed work as a senryū.
French-Canadian band Harmonium had a short career in the mid ' 70s during which their most notable release was Si on avait besoin d ' une cinquième saison ( If We Needed A Fifth Season ) ( 1975 ).
If immediate treatment is successful, the patient may improve ( although this may be temporary ) and this improvement may allow the patient to be categorized to a lower priority in the short term.
If each mode received an equal partition of energy, the short wavelength modes would consume all the energy.