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laugh

up/in (one's) sleeve
To rejoice or exult in secret, as at another's error or defeat.
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It stands out from this sentence, an intellectual contrast or a palpable absurdity and the moral deformity which generally generate laugher.
It's amazing to come away with gold," Laugher said.
England diving team: Men: Tom Daley, Max Brick, Peter Waterfield, Nick Robinson- Baker, Chris Mears, Jack Laugher and Oliver Dingley.
The Washington Times is unmoved by the auto insurance comparison: "Perhaps the biggest laugher here is that we're somehow supposed to be impressed with Mr.
And the British nurse burst into laugher and made some remark about "communication problems.
In the case of irony the laugher shows off a weakness or ignorance in order later to reveal a hidden strength.
He admits that he is often, on-air, "an inappropriate laugher," and cheerfully reports the comments of a New York magazine editor who told him the camera angles made him look "freakish," like "an ugly man in the funhouse mirror.
Steve Laugher, the Fire Brigades Union secretary for Hereford and Worcester, said it was unbelievable firefighters attempting to save lives by crossing their picket line would be stopped because of claims their presence could cause confusion.
To say that you need to carry a gun to a state park is a laugher, that you need to carry it into a restaurant is just asinine.
Part shooting events, part county fair, there's an abundance of smiles and laugher at cowboy events.
A revered benedictory laugher was Dante's Beatrice.
Everyone, except the FTC and the federal district judge who upheld its decision, regards the commission's market definition as a laugher.
It may take extra work and special effort to ensure that the Kennys, Sues, and Bobs at camp can enjoy activities as much as their non-disabled peers, but their smiles and laugher will tell you it is all worthwhile.
Whether his laugher was out of delight at his successful manipulation or the silliness of the followers was hard to tell.
That some of the anecdotes provoke audible laugher is proof that Satie's spirit transcends its vehicle and remains fresh and irrepressible.