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

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Examples

  • “Devils,” he said, and without another word trotted back toward the river.

    SERPENT

  • I thought of Ms Ghosain yesterday morning as the "Allies" - a phrase trotted out immediately by the television clamouratti, I noticed - started their "ground preparation" against Libya with their "air assets" against Colonel Gaddafi.

    The Guardian World News

  • Rather than simply congratulate Barack Obama on such a historic night, she again trotted out the meaningless claim that she had more votes.

    Obama calls win 'very humbling'

  • Senator McCain trotted out a truly weird attack against Senator Obama last night, accusing him of wanting to invade Pakistan and thereby undermine our good buddy President Musharraf.

    McCain: tough on Obama, soft on terrorists

  • We then have the Psittacine Mantra again trotted out: the constitutional concept being ‘abandoned’:

    Archive 2007-10-14

  • In the meantime, the end of The Return of History and the End of Dreams makes it clear that “democracy” is a realist concern — a word trotted out by clever states and statesmen to smooth over the play of their own interests.

    Test-Driving the New Neoconservatism

  • If you listen or read the things being said about abortion you will always see the phrase trotted out as if its presence alone can make an argument right.

    Dipping a toe into the abortion question

  • But on this night, while Gatlin trotted on the backstretch, accompanied by a platoon of photographers, Greene jogged on the front stretch, wrapped in a flag.

    USATODAY.com - 10 seconds that change everything

  • He turned once more to glance sharply in the direction of the face he could so dimly -- and of set purpose -- discern; and without a word trotted off into the hall.

    The Return

  • We have all heard that time-worn phrase trotted out about everyone having at least one book inside them, and most of us like to believe it's true.

    Archive 2008-08-01

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