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rhyme off

To quickly articulate a litany of things or recite the items of a list. When asked if we had any baby names in mind, Sarah started rhyming them off one after the other. I then rhymed off a list of things that needed to be changed or improved if the company wished to survive.
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But Martinez is taking nothing for granted ahead of tonight's Group I showdown in the King Baudouin Stadium as he rhymed off the Scotland players he believes are capable of hurting his side.
As he rhymed off the years Nock last lifted various cups, Leonard said: "You want to leave a legacy.
I expect people would really say something about that or the fact that we don't have a president or that to go from one place to another, you're in traffic for I don't know how many hours, or you don't have electricity," he quickly rhymed off. "All the issues [Lebanese artists] could really address are part of social justice."
Her approach to writing about Appalachia is what you might call lovingly taxonomic: flora and fauna are rhymed off less as if she were attempting to describe them as to catalogue them for posterity." EMILY DONALDSON
Armstrong rhymed off the qualities of a novice who was quickly becoming disillusioned with life at Notts County.
I paused for about a millionth of a second and then rhymed off a litany of travel irritations.
She said she was from Estonia and rhymed off a list of sexual services for pounds 65.
"That is like comparing Raquel Welch to Dot Cotton." Michael Edmonds, Northampton, said: "Neil Lennon rhymed off a list of players he wanted to keep at the club - Scott Brown, Georgios Samaras, Joe Ledley, Kris Commons and Mikael Lustig.
Predictably enough I rhymed off my top three gigs ever.
RUSSELL DUNCAN knew he was never going to get a break at Aberdeen when Ebbe Skovdahl rhymed off five defenders ahead of him in the pecking order.
He put a PS5 acca on four draws last Sunday and his son Lewis, 10, rhymed off correct scores.
Bashir rhymed off a price list for anabolic steroids to an undercover Sunday Mail investigator who was posing as a client.
Neil Lennon rhymed off a catalogue of excuses for having two goals of a start on Ross County and somehow contriving not to win.