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  • verb Present participle of man.


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  • Politics is just a dramatic exercise in manning barricades to them.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Real Story on Bankster Political Influence 2009

  • It is simply a matter of rewarding the other able Democratic Senators who would do a better job than Joe in manning the Homeland Security Comm.

    Lieberman - Swampland - 2008

  • Cornerback: At first glance, the Chiefs appear loaded at cornerback with Ty Law and Patrick Surtain manning opposite flanks.

    NFL draft needs: AFC West 2007

  • Normally I maintained radio contact with the base and would alternate with the engineer in manning the turret guns when enemy fighters appeared.

    Biography of John G. Thiel Sgt, Radio Operator/Gunner, B-24, 576th Sqdn 1944

  • Hence the sea Spirit is always to be found and she experiences no difficulty in manning her ships.

    Naval Defence 1927

  • However i'm afraid it won't last next week, the colts have shown they can stop the run against baltimore, and manning is too smart to throw anything near revis. maybe if the rookie can actually score in the first half of the game, they'll have a chance:)

    Sweet, Sweet Sunday! grrm 2010

  • Not to mention recall manning, where your life belongs to SAF.

    jaimewolf Diary Entry jaimewolf 2002

  • Although so-called manning agencies are still a popular choice, the sailors 'market offers more opportunities for Filipino sailors, who man the most ships worldwide.

    Carlos H. Conde 2009

  • But a large number also do work for private not-for-profit groups, such as manning soup kitchens, volunteering at senior centers or cleaning garbage-strewn lots, said First Assistant District Attorney

    No Free Ride for Celebrities 2010

  • She recounts the bloody battle of Makrakomi, where Sophia encountered Thiella, who divided her time between 'manning' the machinegun and transporting the wounded on her back: 'Thiella had carried 24 casualties to the rear that day'.

    Arms and the Woman: Just Warriors and Greek Feminist Identity 2008


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