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eighty-six something

Sl. to throw something away. Let's eighty-six this stew and go out and get some decent pizza.

eighty-six

and 86
tv. to dispose of someone or something; to nix someone or something. He wants $400? Eighty-six that! We can’t afford it.
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Russell Hogrefe, former executive director of the ACA Illinois Section, died in December at the age of eighty-six.
Eighty-six of the studio apartments will be available for people requiring low levels of care, but there will be 40 special-care units specifically designed for people with Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia.
Eighty-six percent of Americans think the president lied under oath about having an affair with Monica Lewinsky, up 10 percentage points over the last three weeks.
Eighty-six the home fries, eighty-six the jukebox, eighty-six the drunk at the end of the bar.
Eighty-six respondents completed the survey, which requested salary and non-salary compensation information for 45 separate positions that are common to many Illinois-based technology companies.
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Ten feet high and eighty-six feet wide, it covered four walls when it first went on view, at the uptown Castelli Gallery.
Eighty-six percent of religious school students admitted lying to teachers; 81 percent of students in public and non-religious private schools said they had lied.
Robert Chorley died in June at the age of eighty-six.
Eighty-six years after the RMS Titanic scraped against an iceberg and sank to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean, researchers are still trying to unravel the mystery of what happened on that fateful night.
Eighty-six percent of Phoenix respondents reported that viruses have accounted for up to a half day of downtime, another 9 percent indicate that as much as a whole day of productivity was lost, and 15 percent indicate that the corresponding loss in productivity represented more than 10 percent of the business's daily revenue.
Morris and Prat chose eighty-six images that tell of suffering, shame, and absurdity: a swastika on the Hotel de Ville, Wehrmacht officers in front of the Grand Hotel, the executions of hostages, prisoners being taken to concentration camps, a young girl still playing with her tricycle before being carted off with her family by the Nazis, collaborators, a torture helmet from the Gestapo prisons, the Resistance fighter Jean Moulin , the cell in the Montluc fort where Moulin was tortured, the crowd cheering Petain, then de Gaulle at the liberation of Lyon, the Allied bombings, the action of the Resistance fighters at the liberation, and so on.
Eighty-six percent of sales leaders surveyed said their sales forces remain stable, with fewer increases and decreases compared to last year.
Whether the exhibition will add up to a new take on this most American of American photographers, who died last year at age eighty-six, is an open question, but it will surely celebrate an artist who never lost interest in the seductiveness of visual experience.
Eighty-six percent of the managers (both hiring managers and supervisors) surveyed reported that they consider information about unethical and illegal downloading, file-sharing, and uploading in their hiring decisions.