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They were dirty, their clothes were torn, and the girl was so exhausted that she fell when she was still twenty feet from the front door.
from Brown Corpus
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They and were
They crawled through the north fence and came on toward him, and now he saw that both were young, not more than nineteen or twenty.
They expected greater things from him, regardless of how trying the circumstances, and they were disappointed.
`` They were supposed to meet Thor at nine PM for a conference concerning the ad campaign for their soap, a new angle based on this SX-21 stuff ''.
They were married over the week-end, though he was easily sixty and she could not have been even thirty.
They and dirty
They argued that speech protected under the First Amendment, such as printed novels or the use of the seven dirty words, would suddenly become unlawful when posted to the Internet.
They are bright children, but those who want to prohibit comic magazines seem to see dirty, sneaky, perverted monsters who use the comics as a blueprint for action.
They are also trained in chemical, biological, incendiary, radiological (" dirty bombs "), and nuclear weapons.
They also at times use " dirty tricks " on each other ( Army Surplus shooting other cars or Gruesome Twosome using their Dragon ).
They were paid with depreciated paper, and Otway arrived in London late in the year, ragged and dirty, a circumstance utilized by Elkanah Settle in his Sessions of the Poets.
They are small, matted and dirty enough to sprout fungi and grasses on their hides ( and seem to relate to soil as trolls relate to rock ), and act as street-cleaners in cities like Ankh-Morpork ; as Captain Carrot Ironfoundersson puts it, they " pick up this, pick up that, maybe bang it against the wall until it stops struggling ..." In the case of at least Stoolie, if not every gnoll on the Discworld, there seems to be a tendency to drop the vowels in words, reflecting a croaking sort of voice.
They play dirty as well, fighting for control over a professional football team in Los Angeles with every weapon at their disposal.
They shouted " dirty cocksuckers " and " sick faggots ", shattered the large plate glass windows of the bar, and attacked patrons.
They were shouting ' dirty tramps ', ' your kids are animals ', ' Fenian scum ', ' you Fenian bastards '.
They complained about hoods being dirty, having difficulty breathing, and suffering from headaches and pain in their eyes.
They write this number to avoid writing the name of God or to avoid writing Qur ' anic verses on ordinary paper ( which can get dirty or come in contact with unclean materials ).
They responded by accusing him of drunkenness, falsifying attendance records and even allowing the sale of dirty postcards.
They married, but Ellen noticed that Byron, her brother-in-law, pushed Milo around, giving him all the dirty jobs.
They are also a reminder of the city's relatively large investment in public gardens, a reflection of 19th century beliefs about the moral and health benefits of green spaces in often dirty, smelly and overcrowded cities.
They faced a partisan atmosphere with a mostly Spanish crowd and a Spanish speaking referee in Héctor Ortiz who was unwilling to punish dirty play from the Spanish players.
They can also use Digital Command Control or other similar systems, though dirty outdoor track can cause less of a problem with signal than with simple DC power.
They perceive global foods as adulterated British fare and view such culinary transgressions as personal affronts-finally responding with their catchphrase " The dirty bastards!
They control the 1850 and 1996 junctures more-or-less totally, and prefer to use armies, police, criminal syndicates and their human secret warriors to do their dirty work in places intrinsically hostile to them.