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hit man

Someone who is hired to kill someone; a professional assassin. The woman was arrested when the hit man she tried to hire turned out to be an undercover police officer.
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hit man

1. n. a hired killer. (Underworld.) Sam was the perfect hit man. Hardly any brains or conscience.
2. n. a man hired by a helpless addict to inject drugs. (see also pinch hitter.) Harry the Horse refuses to be a hit man. He says that’s not what he does best.
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For example, Hit Man instructs readers to use an easily concealable AR-7 assault rifle, drill out the gun's serial number, kill the murder targets in their own home, and shoot them in the eyes from a distance of three to six feet.
As Magical Guest's maternal granddam Yale Princess was by Whisper Wishes, Dotland Hit Man is inbred 3 x 5 to the 1984 English Derby ace.
She has offered her supposed hit man pounds 2,000, not a lot according to the findings of a government survey, which reveals that hit men can be paid anything from pounds 50 to pounds 50,000, with pounds 5,000 the average going rate.
Victory looked a formality when the heavily-supported 4-7 favourite flashed out of trap two, but Dotland Hit Man had reserved his best start of the competition for when it mattered most and going into the third bend, it looked a tough one to call.
The two shining stars are "Freddy Nearby," by Laura Resnick, about a robotic hit man hired to take out a woman's husband who ends up being the better man himself (in her opinion) and "Horsepower," by Paul Dellinger, about a roboticist who enters a real horse in the Silicon Steeplechase.
>> THE MEXICAN: Emmy-winning Sopranos star James Gandolfini is a hit man who gets clocked cruising another guy in a diner by Julia Roberts, thereby making him the highest-profile bear sex symbol of the year.
Kendall agreed a quick deal with his old pal Peter Reid at Sunderland for the big hit man who was with him at Everton.
President Duterte treated retired police officer Arturo Lascanas 'like a brother,' according to the first hit man to link the Philippine leader to extrajudicial killings in Davao City.
DOTLAND HIT MAN was fastest in the semi-finals of the William Hill All England Cup over 480m at Newcastle with a 28.92sec victory, though it was the drama behind him in second that was the big talking point of the night.
The Raydale men almost opened the scoring after three minutes but hit man David Bingham saw his close-range header blocked by Cowden keeper Allan Fleming.
POLICE yesterday issued an e-fit of the hit man who shot at a child in Liverpool last week.
The big revelation in the hit movie The Mexican, as we all now know, isn't that Brad Pitt and Julia Roberts have only about 20 minutes of screen time together; it's that the brutish hit man who comes between them (The Sopranos' James Gandolfini) just happens to be gay.
His account on Monday was similar to that of confessed hit man Edgar Matobato, who testified in the same Senate inquiry to personally watching Mr.
DOTLAND HIT MAN, who has been in Ireland since exiting the Scottish Derby at the semi-final stage in the spring, has rejoined Northumberland trainer Andrew Bell and is being prepared for a tilt at theWilliam Hill All England Cup, writes John Forbes.
NORTH Wales Chief Constable Richard Brunstrom said he was disappointed by the five year sentence handed out to a property landlord who hired a hit man to kill his wife.