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the great divide

slang A divorce. Ever since the great divide, I only see the kids every other weekend.
See also: divide, great

great divide

n. a divorce. How did Sam survive the great divide?
See also: divide, great
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In an April article in the Great Divide series, Judith Warner, a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, wrote: "If we want to strike at the roots of inequality in America, we've got to start at its source ...
We talk about operating our business within regulatory requirements, for instance, but at the same time, we provide equal time talking about The Great Divide. As CEO, I put as much time and energy into how we develop our culture and recruit new people as I do focused on what we need to do to run a P&C company.
For Franklin, Psycho both bridges the Great Divide and analyzes modernism "as a function of a range of socio-psychological anxieties, among which gender instability is significant" (p.
It represents another technical innovation being applied to bitumen recovery initiatives at our Great Divide oil sands operations in northeastern Alberta.
"We can go down to Joe's Liquors, meet Joe, invite him to Great Divide and show him what a great product we make," Baltzell says.
Yet some insiders suggest that, in creating the Great Divide, both companies have had to spend vast amounts to remedy problems caused by the split.
Connacher Oil and Gas Limited (TSX: CLL), a Canada-based company that explores, produces, refines and markets oil and gas, has announced a production update from the Great Divide Pod One bitumen production facility (Pod One) located in the Great Divide region of Alberta, Canada.
All this has done is once again highlight the great divide in pension provision.
The February editorial "The Great Divide: Academia and Practice" nailed it.
The new Piceance Creek Gathering System (PCGS), with capacity of 1.6 Bcf/d, extends from a connection with EnCana's 32-mile, 24-inch diameter Great Divide Gathering System near Parachute, CO northward through the heart of the Piceance Basin to Enterprise's 1.5 Bcf/d Meeker gas treating and processing complex, which is under construction.
George Harrison called The Band 'the best in the history of the universe', and other rock musicians applauded them as well, so it's importantb to note ACROSS THE GREAT DIVIDE: THE BAND AND AMERICA is essential for any in-depth understanding of the group and it's lasting influence on rock music.
There is a great divide between the Noche Buena of the rich and the poor in this predominantly Roman Catholic country in Southeast Asia.
Sai's closeness with the cook draws the disapprobation of Sai's tutor, an anglophilic spinster, who opines, "It was important to draw the lines properly between classes or it harmed everyone on both sides of the great divide." The retired judge is likewise prone to class-based judgments.
ON BEHALF of all mobile pensioners, may I thank Chepstow, Hexham and York for their appreciation of the great divide reflected in their admission concessions on Saturday, October 7.
However, another source of conflict is that today's generation of younger priests is not as supportive of lay people taking on the responsibilities generally reserved for priests, and this could create a great divide. "Because of the priest shortage, more parishioners have recently stepped up to help and, as a result, they often become involved in decisions specific to their parishes," Davidson points out.