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  • n  the quantity that can be contained in the arms

  • Lewis deserves an armful of awards as a gifted, if problematic, creator of his '60s movie comedies and, even more, as the idiot personality and the brilliant creative force .
  • Mohammad al-Rubeiy, dressed in a smart black suit and black tie, holding an armful of campaign posters, is feeling optimistic.
  • Astute, bespectacled Jacob ("Jack") Kapp bought an armful of children's small-sized records at the dime store to try on one of the three phonographs in his house.

  • Tom Brokaw in Washington Post
    From the three network anchors to a former governor to the Buffalo nun who taught him in seventh grade, Tim Russert's extended family bid farewell yesterday to "an unmade bed of a man, with an armful of newspapers and a cellphone to his ear," as...
  • Joe Royle in Daily Mail
    If I was Darren, I would sit myself down with an armful of Lineker DVDs and study them,said Royle. "They have very similar attributes. People would say there wasn't a lot more to Lineker's game than scoring goals, which always made me...

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