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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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KARL LACEY rhymes off the key landmarks of his arduous commute between Limerick and Donegal - Gort, Claregalway, Tuam, Knock, Charlestown, Sligo.
At this point, The Ring rhymes off every single thing in the fridge, freezer and cupboard.
Nuttall quickly rhymes off the dig-your-own amethyst mines, kayaking excursions on the North Shore, guided hikes into Eagle and Ouimet Canyons, and the postcard beauty of driving the Lake Superior Circle Route.
in favour of Halloween, merely rhymes off the same religious bigotry.
Unlike his film flops Miami Vice and Alexander, I think he has hit the right note criticising the Government's radio anti-drug campaign which rhymes off statistics, instead of featuring a "human face".
He is more than capable, for example, of finding value in comprimario roles, and he also rhymes off the acclaimed baritones he has covered, including Terfel, Wolfgang Brendel and Dwayne Croft, and how much he has learned from watching them.
Alex Smith, chairman of the Managers and Coaches Association, rhymes off a list of high-profile failures to back up his point about the need to protect Scottish coaches from becoming an endangered species.
He rhymes off the stats without pause: Ecuador has 2,000 shrimp farms occupying 500,000 acres, an area the size of Aruba or the Channel Islands; last year they produced 150,000 tons, 80 percent of which was exported with more than half going to the U.
Quite often it's the easy way out for clubs," insists Boyce, who rhymes off names like Jackie Hutton, Jimmy Brown, Ronnie McQuillan, Billy Sinclair and Frankie Parks, all of whom left of their own accord.
Each visitor rhymes off their Christmas wishes before Santa hands over a special gift.
When hiring people, Bradley rhymes off a list of qualities befitting the military such as being resourceful, self-motivated, determined, safety-conscious, and following policy and procedure by the book.