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clout list

A secret list of people who, through advantageous connections and relationships with people of affluence, authority, or political influence, are given preferential consideration during an admissions or appointments process. Even though he didn't do well in school, his father's connections to state senators and local politicians enabled him to be put on the university's clout list, and he eventually gained admission.
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mod. arrested. They do things like that to get clouted so they can have a warm place to stay overnight.
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Clouting also revealed Thorn has got a similar transfer budget to the one Aidy Boothroyd enjoyed last year when he brought in eight players including Lukas Jutkiewicz and Lee Carsley, plus Gary McSheffrey and Marlon King, who were free transfers but who command good wages.
Clouting, who has come under fire from the Ipswich fans this season after a run of poor form, has been made available for loan.
Ipswich: Chris Louis, Brett Woodifield, Toni Svab, Ben Howe, Tomasz Gollob, Jason Bunyan, Savalas Clouting or Craig Watson