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  • n  the most direct route
    he made a beeline for the bathroom

  • Passing them all by, she made a beeline for a little, sharp-nosed, red-faced man who had just driven up in a big, black, shiny 16-cylinder Cadillac.
  • Michael Ochs Archives Getty Images In Tokyo's bustling Shibuya district, a woman makes a beeline for the Michael Jackson display on the second floor of the HMV music store .
  • Liechtenstein is 15 miles (beeline) of the upper Rhine Valley.
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  • Volunteers give day of service to United Way agencies
    Twelve-year-old Von Alford, blindfolded with a red bandanna, missed with the first swing, but connected on his second and knocked the ball within feet of outfielders. Those outfielders, children served by the Association for the Blind, ran to the ball, locating it by its audible beep, while Von made a beeline down the baseline.
    June 22, 2013 - The Joplin Globe
  • Nuclear waste clean-up delayed and billions over budget
    CBS News - The new Secretary of Energy has been on the job only four weeks, but he made a beeline Wednesday to see his biggest headache for himself. Ernest Moniz went to the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington state.
    June 21, 2013 - KAJ Flathead
  • Ceragon Awarded Orders for Further Development of 3G Wireless Backhaul Network from Beeline Tajikistan
    PARAMUS, New Jersey, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ceragon Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ: CRNT), the #1 wireless backhaul specialist, today announced that it has received orders from LLC Tacom which operates under the brand name Beeline in Tajikistan. LLC Tacom, an affiliated company of...
    June 18, 2013 - PR Newswire

  • Stephen Colbert in New York Times
    The last time I interviewed a New York State governor, he made a beeline for some big trouble right afterward,Mr. Colbert said.
  • Pete Doherty in Drowned In Sound
    Doherty, who performed sets with Babyshambles and on his lonesome over the washout weekend, said: "I got up there, I was jumping about and all that, and I saw this QPR shirt in the midst of all the turmoil. I made a beeline for it and grabbed hold...
  • Dave Prentis in BBC News
    Its general secretary, Dave Prentis, said: "We know from our members who work in school kitchens that they are very worried about the poor quality of the food they are made to dish up. They know that given the choice children will make a beeline for...

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