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  • n  a failure to face some difficulty squarely

  • Isn't that a copout? What about farm-to-table? It's a copout to have a greenhouse if you're growing, say, tomatoes and mangoes here in Westchester County in the middle of .
  • The year of the student political worker will have to be remembered as the year of the student copout: though some young people are effectively involved as the election campaigns .
  • To spur the copout, prosecutors may offer a variety of guilty pleas to lesser charges.
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  • Politicians: Quit griping and run for office
    Many people say politics is like the famous adage about the weather: Everybody talks about it, but nobody can do anything about it. A number of Medina County public officials think that’s a copout. They say you can change how the government operates by getting elected to office. Preparing citizens to run for elected office is the ... Read More
    July 15, 2013 - The Medina County Gazette

  • Simon Cowell in
    It's a copout. ...... You can't choose a song for him then blame him for doing the song,Cowell said. "You didn't hold up to your responsibility." "You're gonna tell me about interpreting songs?"
  • Carlton Cuse in USA Today
    We do believe that the ending of the show will be a resolution, and one that will be satisfying,Cuse says. "It's not like it's going to be a copout, that it all took place in a snow globe or in the dog's mind."
  • Lanny Wadkins in Chicago Tribune
    If they don't win, they've got the ultimate copout at their disposal,Wadkins said. "They didn't have Tiger. That's probably going to save their butts."

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