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legal beagle

An especially clever, aggressive, or skillful attorney. I might be considered something of a legal beagle now, but I had to work for years to get enough experience to build my reputation.
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and legal-eagle (ˈliglæˈbiglæ and ˈliglæˈiglæ)
n. a lawyer. I’ve got a legal-beagle who can get me out of this scrape.
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Dr Tyler said: "He would have been absolutely thrilled that Beagle 2 landed safely and didn't just burn up in the atmosphere."
Named in honour of Charles Darwin's famous ship, Beagle 2 was a unique space mission in that it was largely funded by private donations and money raised by promotional campaigns led by Prof Colin Pillinger, who died last year Prof Mark Sims of the University of Leicester, who was an integral part of the Beagle 2 project, said: "Every Christmas Day since 2003 I have wondered what happened to Beagle 2.
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Britain's "Beagle 2″ spacecraft, once dubbed "a heroic failure" by the nation's Astronomer Royal, was re-branded "a great success" on Friday for being found on Mars 11 years after going missing.
"If we'd turned around immediately and said we'll give it another shot, we could have men on their way to Mars by now." The Beagle 2 was a Au50 million (65 million euros, $76 million) mission to establish whether there was, or had ever been, life on Mars but it was lost without trace on December 26, 2003.
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