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piece by piece

In stages, gradually, as in He took the clock apart piece by piece, or Let's go over your exam paper, piece by piece. Also see bit by bit.
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piece by piece

In stages: took the clock apart piece by piece.
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But Katie, daughter of a Georgian heart specialist who grew up in Ireland, also found time to re-jig Piece by Piece, which is being re-released as a bonus CD and DVD, just in time to make a perfect Valentine's Day gift.
How many private sector proposals would still be viable if you were building it piece by piece over an 11-year period?
John Birch founder Robert Welch noted at the founding of the John Birch Society in December 1958 that globalists intend "to induce the gradual surrender of American sovereignty, piece by piece and step by step, to various international organizations--of which the United Nations is the outstanding but far from the only example.
Bierlein performed the delicate task of dismantling the tower piece by piece.
Contracted by the LMDC, Gilbane Construction will dismantle the building piece by piece once a plan is in place.
Mitchell reads: "Hey JJ / Somepoem / Hey Joan / Blow a pic / Sure / Wanna bet / Yeah / No hands / Tears / Cocksure / Piece by piece.
WEMBLEY Stadium is to be auctioned off piece by piece via the Internet, it was announced yesterday.
In short, piece by piece of the North Country will begin to resemble what natives call the "flatlands" - a suburbanized wilderness where absentee owners post their land against sportsmen and locals and other such riffraff.
Dismissed by the company as a hoax, the network begins to fall apart piece by piece and the race to salvage the company's technology infrastructure and identify the hacker begins.
It will look like a great 'booming, buzzing confusion,' to use William James' famous description of reality, but an end run around national sovereignty, eroding it piece by piece, will accomplish much more than the old-fashioned frontal assault.
To remove the basement without releasing radioactive dust or particles, workers sliced the concrete into blocks and dismantled it piece by piece.
Among the information available on the group's website is a NYC Guide to War Profiteers, a map of city hotels where convention delegates will be staying and manuals entitled "The Art of Pieing" and "How to Rip a Corporation Apart Piece by Piece.
In the version shown here, filmed by the Maysles brothers at Carnegie Hall in 1965, Ono sits on the stage, staring ahead as people approach one by one, pick up the pair of silver scissors next to her, and cut off her clothing, piece by piece.
The researchers contend that nerve cells initially gather many, if not all, components of this part of the synapse into a single transportable package, instead of dispatching parts piece by piece.