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I'm glad that John McCain atoned for his dismal presidential campaign by joining them. nclaw441
Lidstrom atoned from the error at 7: 14 with his first goal, a wrist shot from just inside the top of the left faceoff circle at the very moment a two-man advantage for Detroit expired, tying the game at 2.
Some beauty must have been described in the idiom, such as atoned for its solecism: for Milton recurs to the same idiom, and under the same entire freedom of choice, elsewhere; particularly in this instance, which has not been pointed out: 'And never,' says Satan to the abhorred phantoms of Sin and Death, when crossing his path,
Note Book of an English Opium-Eater Thomas De Quincey 1822
McCain may have "atoned" for his wrongdoings, but he came away from "Keating Five" with his ideological passion for deregulation fully intact.
I know I made a mistake, but I atoned for my disqualification and today, after a long year of deliberations and thinking, I have a second chance with new motivations and incentives.
He fell from grace, but he has since atoned, and is now a PR bod at the Catholic aid agency Cafod.
Hugh Muir's Diary 2011
Anyway, Fells-Danzer eventually atoned for his initial miscue by scoring two touchdowns.
Virginia 48, Eastern Michigan 21: Three up, three down Steve Yanda 2010
Having atoned for your actions, clear your conscience and wash your hands.
Make Yourself Unforgettable Dale Carnegie 2011
But it was Smalling whose error threw the United defence off balance and created the opening from which Jurado atoned for his earlier blunder.
He meant atoned for it in the hundreds of thousands of deaths, whereas southerners immediately set about channeling their white supremacy into terror and intimidation instead of formal slavery. joe from Lowell says: