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He slashed ankle and foot as he received the second kick in mid-air; and, although he slid clear down the slope of deck into the scuppers, he left on the black skin the red tracery of his puppy-needle teeth.
The poop scuppers gurgled and sobbed for a little while longer, and then perfect silence, joined to perfect immobility, proclaimed the yet unbroken spell of our helplessness, poised on the edge of some violent issue, lurking in the dark.
The issue has irked the North East Chamber of Commerce which today decries the Government's "indecision and procrastination", which they say could scupper the region's potential to create thousands of green energy jobs.
FAST ground was supposed to scupper Fathom Five's chances of repeating last year's win in the 5f handicap at Epsom yesterday, but Alan Munro did not give the leaders too much rope and he was ready to pounce with Chris Wall's speedster when the opportunity arose.
If you have a cart that fits into the hull's scupper holes, even better, since you don't have to take them back to the truck.
BRITS Jo Pavey and Mo Farah fear mud will scupper their hopes of solo gold medal glory at the European Cross Country Championships today.
Lawyer Jamie Heiberger, of Jamie Heiberger Associates, said she doubted whether it would be enough to scupper the transaction.
When that happens, fluid and condensation runoff will back up and overflow the scupper.
Whenever we reach some sort of solution they scupper it.
I applied full right nosewheel steering to clear a parked Tomcat on my left, while I tried to keep the nosewheel away from the quickly approaching scupper.
Could it be that they do not want to be associated with any part of the project which our old friend Donald Trump is determined to scupper, and might even manage to do so?
Every single day of his political life he has tried to scupper us," Mr Duncan told the BBC News Channel's Straight Talk programme.
A ROYAL Navy support ship forced Caribbean drug runners to scupper their own boat after a night-time chase, preventing cocaine with an estimated street value of up to pounds 500m heading towards Britain, the Ministry of Defence has said.
ROUND-the-clock drinking laws will come into effect next week after a last-ditch bid to scupper them failed.
DERECK Chisora insists he K will not let fellow Briton David Haye scupper his chances of a shot at the world heavyweight title.
Idioms browser ?
- scrounge someone or something up
- scrounge up
- scrub away
- scrub down
- scrub off
- scrub out
- scrub out of
- scrub up
- scrunch down
- scrunch down into
- scrunch up
- scuba diver
- scuff up
- scuffle with
- scupper up
- scurry along
- scuttle across
- scuttle away
- scuzz out
- scuzz someone out
- Scylla and Charybdis
- sea change
- sea dog
- sea legs
- seagull approach
- seagull management
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