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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of chime.


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  • Then Justin chimed into the IRC conversation, and said this problem sounds strange, it still sounds like a dead battery problem to him.

    Bike bits

  • Mr. Stein chimed back in: "We are suggesting a new idea of peer review that is fundamentally similar, in that it is an exchange among peers, but that is in the open," he said.

    Redefining Peer Review: GAM3R 7H30RY

  • Zahi Hawass I can think of lots of other things to call him, all unflattered takes on his name chimed in about "respect" for the dead.

    Friday Night Miscellany

  • Becky, slim and small, with her hair peaked up to a topknot, Becky in pale blue, Becky as fair as her string of imitation pearls, Becky in the golden haze of the softly illumined room, Becky, Becky Bannister -- the name chimed in his ears.

    The Trumpeter Swan

  • Down came Mary on the opening chord; down came all those left hands, beating the air, and in chimed those young, mournful voices: –

    The Garden Party, and Other Stories

  • Half-past six chimed from a small clock on a bracket.

    The Experiences of Loveday Brooke, Lady Detective

  • Now nothing, to a common observer, could be less à-propos than Bronze’s foregoing speech was to Miss Milvar; but the name chimed in so pleasantly with the agreeable dreams, that Sir Philip thought the l’on dit quite à-propos also.

    The Enchantress; or, Where Shall I Find Her? A Tale

  • But again Terry called heads, and again the coin chimed, steadied, and showed the Grecian goddess.

    Black Jack

  • I'd have used "chimed" which is what a carillon normally does.

    At Swim, One Ambassador

  • "The New York Times," not unexpectedly, kind of chimed in.

    CNN Transcript Sep 1, 2005


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