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  • r  in a curt, abrupt and discourteous manner
    he told me curtly to get on with it

  • In the space of a week, I was late for two meetings, canceled three lunches and spoke curtly to friends and family.
  • Newsmen stared at the briefcase chained to Martin's wrist, asked how the Nazi consul had been captured, were told curtly: "No interviews!" Four hours after his arrival.
  • Near the end of the campaign says Flaherty, Mailer encouraged some of his staff to shave off their beards as a gesture of loyalty, and curtly rejected scripts for spot radio .

  • Shane Warne in
    Warne said: "Statistically, Murali was the best of all time, but it's not just about how many wickets you take - it's also about how many matches you won and how you took your wickets. You could argue that Glenn McGrath or Curtly Ambrose was better...
  • Justin Langer in Melbourne Herald Sun
    I remember my debut against the West Indies in 1993 in Adelaide, and while the likes of Courtney Walsh and Curtly Ambrose were relentless, Phillip will come up against a similar pace attack in South Africa that is riding high with confidence,...

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