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true-blue

  (American & Australian)
if someone is true-blue, they support something or someone completely Tom's true-blue - he won't let us down. They want control of the company to remain in true-blue American hands.
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Powers' affection for true-blue police came after Pavelka, 26, was killed in November 2003 in a gunbattle with two suspected gang members outside a Burbank hotel.
Not the way to treat true-blue, passionate patriots, they say.
As Commodus, Phoenix is the perfect foil for Crowe's true-blue General Maximus, Emperor Aurelius' chosen heir.
Far more than Bausch, De Keersmaeker and her company, called Rosas [see page 96], employ a certain virtuosity and even true-blue dance theatricality, a rare and welcome thing in this arid world of the so-called postmodern dance.
Together, these clues combined to say, "You've got a true-blue mineral here
What really qualifies his project as true-blue American, in fact, is his equation of the nation's life with his own.
The Tories lost true-blue Runnymede, near Windsor, and were totally wiped out in Tamworth, Harlow, Stevenage, Newcastle and Manchester.
With schools of true-blue fans, colorful products found in virtually every home and school, and an emotional connection with consumers spanning 100 years, Crayola is one of America's best-known brands.