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  • v  toss out; get rid of
    deep-six these old souvenirs!
  • v  throw from a boat

  • Gorbachev insists he will not deep-six the party, but he may have no choice Life in The Golden Ghetto South Africa Probing the Hit Squads De Klerk investigates a rash of apparent .
  • While it may get the nod from the House, its requirement that employers pay more than 75 percent of their workers' health insurance will almost certainly deep-six it in the Senate.
  • Gonzales' resume isn't going to provide much fodder for conservatives or liberals, for that matter looking to deep-six Bush's close ally.
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  • Scott Garceau: NFL Fumbles Kickoff
    Denver fans are calling, tweeting and basically melting down trying to deep-six the Ravens number 5. A Denver broadcaster has gone "I'm as mad as hell and not going to take this any more" and asked his followers to join him in defacing Flacco posters along 16th street.
    Aug. 28, 2013 - CBS Baltimore

  • Gary LeBeau in Hartford Courant
    A lot will depend upon the projections for the economy over the next couple of months in terms of state revenue projections,LeBeau said. "If revenue projections remain relatively stable, I think we will have an opportunity to deep-six it...
  • Norman Ornstein in Seattle Times
    You can't avoid the inescapable conclusion that he [Hastings] was there to deep-six the process at a time when they were very uncomfortable with it,said Norm Ornstein, a political analyst at the American Enterprise Institute.

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