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rhyme off

To quickly articulate a litany of things or recite the items of a list. When asked if we had any baby names in mind, Sarah started rhyming them off one after the other. I then rhymed off a list of things that needed to be changed or improved if the company wished to survive.
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I expect people would really say something about that or the fact that we don't have a president or that to go from one place to another, you're in traffic for I don't know how many hours, or you don't have electricity," he quickly rhymed off.
I paused for about a millionth of a second and then rhymed off a litany of travel irritations.
Her approach to writing about Appalachia is what you might call lovingly taxonomic: flora and fauna are rhymed off less as if she were attempting to describe them as to catalogue them for posterity.
Predictably enough I rhymed off my top three gigs ever.
She said she was from Estonia and rhymed off a list of sexual services for pounds 65.
Armstrong rhymed off the qualities of a novice who was quickly becoming disillusioned with life at Notts County.
Michael Edmonds, Northampton, said: "Neil Lennon rhymed off a list of players he wanted to keep at the club - Scott Brown, Georgios Samaras, Joe Ledley, Kris Commons and Mikael Lustig.
RUSSELL DUNCAN knew he was never going to get a break at Aberdeen when Ebbe Skovdahl rhymed off five defenders ahead of him in the pecking order.
He put a PS5 acca on four draws last Sunday and his son Lewis, 10, rhymed off correct scores.
And after your helpless victims have rhymed off name after hopeful name, you can put them out of their misery and tell them it's former Kilmarnock striker Julie Fleeting who won it for the Gunners.
Bashir rhymed off a price list for anabolic steroids to an undercover Sunday Mail investigator who was posing as a client.
Neil Lennon rhymed off a catalogue of excuses for having two goals of a start on Ross County and somehow contriving not to win.
Instead of the moans and groans, she rhymed off a series of qualities that made the asylum seekers seem what they really are - humans beings, like us.
The influence of Davie Hay is plain to see and Jim Leishman's detractors seem to have lost their voices as the bard has rhymed off results that are the envy of the competition.
He rhymed off James Forrest, Matt Phillips, Robert Snodgrass, Steven Naismith, Shaun Maloney, James Morrison, Jamie Mackie and Barry Robson as the men in front of the winger.