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as all getout

To the ultimate degree, as in She made him furious as all getout. The American writer Joseph C. Neal had it in his Character Sketches (1838): "We look as elegant and as beautiful as get out." Today it always includes all. [Colloquial; first half of 1800s]
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Lawn refused to comment on whether Parkinson had a getout clause that the Blades had failed to activate.
Even Richard Branson, who is a preacher of taking risks in business, takes calculated risks which always have a getout clause.
Former baker Hugh Redmond, who met his wife Tara on a dating walk five years ago, set up website GetOut.
Wewereabitworriedbecauseshe's neverrunhere,butIthoughtifshecould getout,getacrossandlead,Ithoughtshe'd takesomepeggingback.
And he also added to speculation about the Senegal striker's getout clause, claiming it is around pounds 7m.
This is your official getout clause for high heel ache because these boots are flat and practical for allday wear.
And change is certainly required if Birmingham's poorest performing schools are to improve and move away from the lazy assumption that children from deprived socio-economic backgrounds are bound to fare badly in the classroom - a golden getout for teachers if ever there was one.
Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham, Capercaillie, Jackie Bird struggling to getout of another frock, the ghost of Alastair MacDonald, a tone-deaf American country singer murdering My Luve Is Like a Red, Red Rose, a wee kilted patter-merchant called Hamish.
YOU WOULD have to be a brave driver to do it, but some of the thousands caught speeding by North Wales Police just might have a getout clause.
The new EU rules set a limit on the hours an employee can be forced to work, but are so hedged round with exemptions and getout clauses that their impact on the UK may prove minimal.
Whose responsibility is it to get the 45-year-old guy who was once making $15/hr to show some initiative, getout and retrain himself, upgrade his skills, all so that he can run an NC machine and make only $7/hr?
By not having it as part of the constitution provides Labour with a getout clause.
However, for clubs interested in obtaining the striker's services, it is not as simple as merely matching the valuation of his getout clause.
BLACKBURN are heading for a financial nightmare - with no getout clause.
Like its stablemates the procee'd comes with a seven-year, 100,000 mile warranty that conceals no getout clauses, the sole stipulation being that servicing and repairs have to be undertaken to Kia specified standards and using original factory parts.