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When the chance came, they first eliminated cold cereal once a week, then gradually converted to hot fresh-ground cereal every day.
from Brown Corpus
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When and chance
When it became obvious that he could stay inside no longer, taking a thousand to one chance Gonzales rushed outside, square against the muzzle of a Winchester.
When he had reached Bodmin on 28 July, he found that there was no chance of supplies or recruits, and he also learned that the Royalist army was at Launceston, close to his rear.
When the first program reached an instruction waiting for a peripheral, the context of this program was stored away, and the second program in memory was given a chance to run.
When Danny did return to New York, his father did not pressure him to return to school or to get a job, giving his son the chance to mature and discover his own abilities.
When Caraffa's replacement, Count Caprara, was himself transferred in 1694, it seemed that Eugene's chance for command and decisive action had finally arrived.
When people are asked to make up a random-looking sequence of coin tosses, they tend to make sequences where the proportion of heads to tails stays closer to 0. 5 in any short segment than would be predicted by chance ( insensitivity to sample size ); Kahneman and Tversky interpret this to mean that people believe short sequences of random events should be representative of longer ones.
When Ribbentrop recovered, he sought a chance for increasing the agency's influence by giving Croatia independence.
When afflicted individuals have an equal chance of being included in a study this is called truncate selection, signifying the inadvertent exclusion ( truncation ) of families who are carriers for a gene.
When Lassa fever infects pregnant women late in their third trimester, it is necessary to induce delivery for the mother to have a good chance of survival.
When Narmour got a chance to record for Okeh Records as a prize for winning first place in a 1928 fiddle contest, he recommended Hurt to Okeh Records producer Tommy Rockwell.
When a chip is made with this mask there is a chance that some of these flaws will end up expressed on the chip.
When doing so, each starter instructed their recipient to mail the folder ahead to one of the latter's first-name acquaintances with the same instructions, with the hope that their acquaintance might by some chance know the target recipient.
When offered a chance to run for New York Assemblyman in 1881, he dropped out of law school to pursue his new goal of entering public life.
When the administration was approached by the comparatively smaller Boom town of Tulsa and offered a chance to move, the decision was made to relocate.
When buying expensive retired pieces, an escrow account for funds transfer may decrease the buyer's chance of losing their money.
When a chain letter suggests a game of chance or a lottery with an opportunity for financial gain it is considered fraudulent under Title 18, United States Code, Section 1302, the Postal Lottery Statute.
When he yet again fails to find the culprit, and bids his family goodbye before his execution, he discovers by chance his daughter has the apple, which she obtained from Ja ’ far ’ s own slave, Rayhan.
When calling Colorado, the local time announcement begins at the next 5 second interval, which means that the seconds portion of the times announced depends on the time of the call, and that there is a 1 in 3 chance, as shown in the table, of there being no beep at the top of each minute, which is what most watches and clocks require to synchronize.
When landmasses are concentrated near the polar regions, there is an increased chance for snow and ice to accumulate.
When recorded to tape, DVCPRO uses wider track pitch-18 μm vs. 10 μm of baseline DV, which reduces the chance of dropout errors when video is being recorded to tape.
When hCG levels continue to rise after the removal of the ectopic pregnancy, there is the chance that a pregnancy inside the uterus is still viable.
When and came
When Beckett's name came into the discussion, the priest grew loud and told me that Beckett `` hates life ''.
When he came home from his office at the end of the afternoon, Breasted never knew what gathering he should expect to find, but there almost always was one.
When I first came across Samuel Johnson's pronouncement, `` the remedy for the ills of life is palliative rather than radical '', it seemed to me to sum up the profoundest of political and social truths.
When he came to Baltimore, he was leaving a team which was supposed to win the National League pennant, and he was joining what seemed to be a second division American League club.
When the sun came out, Stevie strode proudly into Orange Square, smiling like a landlord on industrious tenants.
When his arm came up I ducked away but it caught me on the side of the neck, watering my eyes, and I backed off to cough.
When he was bent over behind the wheel of the station wagon, feeling in his trouser cuffs for the ignition key which he had dropped a moment before, she came out of the house with an enormous Rumanian shawl over her head, which she had bought in that country during one of their trips abroad, and handed him a clean handkerchief through the window.
When they came to Mr. Jack's photograph, twenty by twelve inches in a curly silver frame, Miss Ada said, `` By rights I ought to leave that, seeing he won't take my clotheshorse ''.
When the therapist came to feel on sufficiently sure ground with him to ask him, `` What is that, Bill -- hello or farewell ''??
When a second quake came, they dashed back to the beach, fearing that they might be buried under landslides.
When he came to the movies -- more or less by accident -- they were still cheap entertainment capable of enthralling the unthinking for an idle few minutes.
When Dr. W. A. Swim celebrated his 75th birthday at the Wilshire Country Club, guests came by chartered plane from all over the country.