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bawr der lahyn

  • n  a line that indicates a boundary
  • s  of questionable or minimal quality
    borderline grades

  • People with borderline personality disorder are some of psychology's hardest cases.
  • The procedure is generally used for first offenders in borderline cases where the judge has had a problem deciding whether to commit a man at all.
  • In one, Swedish researchers looked at 1,173 people over 75 and concluded that people with borderline type 2 diabetes that is, chronically elevated blood sugar were about 70 .
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  • Stewart Cink in USA Today
    The golf course, considering all that rain we had, it's really dried out, and the greens are like bricks,Cink said. "You have to be very smart coming into the greens here to give yourself any kind of aggressive birdies. It's borderline...
  • Joe Maddon in USA Today
    In Tampa, that play you saw at home plate was a good, hard baseball play. What you saw today was the definition of a dirty play,Maddon said. "There's no room for that in our game. It's contemptable. It's wrong. It's borderline criminal,...
  • Willie Randolph in
    Santana was outstanding today,Randolph said after the game. "He was pounding the zone all day and I thought he threw better than he looked, because he threw a lot of strikes and balls were kind of borderline that he didn't get. But he made...

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