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bahystan der

  • n  a nonparticipant spectator

  • Gordimer is no literary bystander.
  • The voyage to the bottom of the Atlantic was uneventful enough to satisfy the most apprehensive bystander.
  • He was just an innocent bystander, he says.
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  • Girl's Car-Chase Death Spawns a Very Big Lawsuit Over 911 Response Time
    The death of a 4-year-old bystander killed by a car fleeing police last week might have been prevented, the girl's mother said, had the emergency vehicles dispatched to help her not been delayed by four minutes.
    June 13, 2013 - New York Magazine
  • Patriots and #8217; Brady, Kraft fine with Tebowmania
    FOXBORO - Tim Tebow participated in his second straight practice with the Patriots at their three-day minicamp on Wednesday and that session was much like his first. Tebow joined fellow quarterbacks Tom Brady and Ryan Mallett in receiving positional instruction, but was a bystander during team drills until getting a chance to run with the backups at the very end of the two-hour session (FYI: It ...
    June 13, 2013 - Worcester Telegram & Gazette
  • HeartSine Recruits Athlete Saved by Defibrillator
    NEWTOWN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HeartSine® Technologies (, the leading manufacturer of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs), has recruited an inspirational swimmer who was saved by a defibrillator after experiencing Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA). Brian Duffield collapsed at the age of 40 in Tucson, Arizona, after a routine swimming workout in 2006. A bystander ran for help ...
    June 13, 2013 - Business Wire

  • John Sentamu in Independent
    Speaking at the Worshipful Company of International Bankers' annual dinner last night, Dr Sentamu said: "To a bystander like me, those who made £190 million deliberately underselling the shares of HBOS, in spite of a very strong capital base, and...
  • Barry Melrose in International Herald Tribune
    I wanted the challenge again. I wanted to find out if I can still do it,Melrose said during a news conference. "I miss it. I've missed it since I left. I miss, the term I use is having a dog in a fight. I'm not a bystander. I've never been...
  • Tim Kaine in Forbes
    Virginia was not an innocent bystander in the matter of slavery,Gov. Timothy M. Kaine told a multiracial crowd gathered at the memorial, along a busy corner in downtown Richmond. "Some expression of apology or regret is ...... natural."

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