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strike

n. a dose of drugs. (see also hit.) Just one strike, Bart, come on, just one. I’ll pay you tomorrow, Bart, come on, just one little strike. Anything, Bart. I really hurt, Bart.
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But on March 8, the morning after Governor Pete Wilson signed "three strikes and you're out" into California law, Gordon stole a wallet that contained $100 from a bicyclist.
55), which would prohibit employers from continuing to operate their businesses during an economic strike using permanent replacement workers.
The revolution in nursing and collective bargaining over the previous 5 to 10 years made a strike a likely occurrence.
The credit impact on commercial aerospace suppliers will be similar to the repercussions for BA, and the key issue will also be the length of the strike.
The workers have voted to authorize a strike, but a company spokesman said the sides have made progress in the talks.
The RAB Negotiating Committee is responsible for preparing owners for the possibility of a strike.
The preconditions for workplace solidarity must exist before strikes can occur, which in practice means the actions of trade union organizers and pit managers determine worker behavior.
Tilting, especially when the pitcher can establish hand-high inside-corner strikes, will make the hitter more inside-comer conscious and give the pitcher the entire 17 inches of the plate to work with.
I first questioned peremptory strikes because of the added burden on citizens.
The research also shows that consumers believe the strike has contributed to an unfavorable image of Pittsburgh to the rest of the nation.
Also, third graph, fifth line of release should read: refinery in Amarillo, Texas have voted to go on strike at 12:01 a.
The industry experienced just four strikes in the past 10 years, compared with 33 strikes between 1976 and 1985.
In the very worst scenarios, strikes in other industries have dragged on for years with no clear end.
The 1922 railroad shopmen's strike is the last of the great nationwide strikes of American railway workers.
During strikes, employees of other labor unions are often asked to honor the picket line.