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strum something on something

to brush or play with the fingers some stringed instrument, such as a guitar. She strummed a nice little melody on her guitar. He strummed the accompaniment on the guitar.
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But colleges and universities encouraged teachers to move to different schools, which accounted for the origins of TIAA, said Strum.
1984; Rossitich & Bullard, 1988; Russo & O'Flaherty, 2000; Strum, 2002; Thorley, Wertsch, & Klingbeil, 2001).
In the old days, scientists worked alone in a dark, gloomy laboratory," notes Strum.
Strum is alert to the paradox of extending free speech to those who would then destroy it for others.
With FactoryLink, a lot of structure is already there for us," notes Strum.
Lee, who also revealed has no immediate plans to fight in Ireland, stressed he would jump at the chance to face Strum (36-2) and is confident of beating the 31 year old.
Some may be pleasing--the soft strum of a guitar, the gentle swing of a hammock, the soothing sound of a mother's voice--but many vibrations cause problems.
They met with public editor Daniel Okrent and obit editor Chuck Strum, who explained that they'd tried but failed to get confirmation of the relationship.
Males create friendships with females with later reproductive benefits in mind," Strum says.
NEW YORK -- The New York Times announced today that Obituaries Editor Charles Strum has been named Associate Managing Editor for the night side and Deputy News Editor Paul Winfield has been named News Editor.
SHOCK: Bush views scene from air; STRUM GAFFE: Bush with Wills
26 /PRNewswire/ -- Peter Glawatz has been promoted to vice president, business affairs, Universal Network Television, it was announced today by Neil Strum, executive vice president, business & legal affairs, to whom he reports.
May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Richard Marks has been named vice president, business affairs, Universal Network Television, it was announced today by Neil Strum, executive vice president, Universal Television Productions.
We made presenting and sharing your images easy and universal," said Bill Strum, president and CEO of ImageMatics Corp.
WASHINGTON -- Bill Strum is a software developer and successful inventor who believes the photography world is ready for an easier product that lets artists reap the benefits of multimedia animation using their existing digital still images.