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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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Eighty-six percent of the pollees said they plan to vote in next year's presidential election.
The eighty-six items on view, covering half a century of work, should serve both to chart Twombly's development as an artist and to isolate the specific nature of his draftsmanship, in which paper itself, as Roland Barthes once said, becomes the object of desire.
Eighty-six percent of schools use an outside provider for two or more services, versus 82 percent in 2000.
The bibliography runs to eighty-six pages and the indexes to one hundred sixty pages
Eighty-six percent of first class mail is delivered to the CF postcode the next day, compared to 90 per cent na ona y.
If such a charge were instituted for incoming e-mails I figure I'd owe my service provider about a hundred and eighty-six kajillion dollars.
Eighty-six students auditioned for 30 positions by performing a monologue or singing a song.
Eighty-six percent of respondents indicated that political risk posed a "moderate" or greater threat to their companies.
Eighty-six percent of those respondents said there is a girl in every woman and 74% said no matter what happens in their lives, they will always be a girl at heart.
It is good to have this collection back in print after eighty-six years in a readable, inexpensive edition with an informative introduction and a good, slightly expanded index.
Eighty-six percent of stock market gains between 1989 and 1997 flowed to the top 10 percent of U.
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.
CCD, founder of Gnaw Bone Camp in Nashville, Indiana, died in December at the age of eighty-six.
Last year's festival, the first under the sole artistic direction of Melillo, saw an average attendance rate of eighty-six percent capacity, with three productions drawing sellout crowds.
The eighty-six lessons are grouped into chapters on animals, birds, fish, insects, flowers, boxes and holiday patterns.