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pruh tek tiv lee

  • r  in a protective manner
    he bent protectively over the woman

  • The rancher's body was huddled protectively over that of his son.
  • He is standing next to Pastor Christopher, whose hand rests protectively on Duch's shoulder.
  • He tries to puncture the bourgeois mythor protectively askew memorythat allows France generally to act as if hardly any Frenchmen collaborated with the Germans.
News & Articles

  • Back in the Saddle
    OTTUMWA -- After helping 92-year-old Mildred Burkhiser onto the horse, the Kaiser family stayed protectively close. They needn't have bothered. Mildred took the reins and with them, control of the horse. If you're wondering how long you'll remember h
    July 9, 2013 - Ottumwa Courier
  • Statue of Liberty reopens to public after Superstorm Sandy shutdown
    The Statue of Liberty reopened to visitors with a ceremony on Thursday, more than eight months after its home island in New York Harbor was flooded and wrecked by Superstorm Sandy. Lady Liberty was protectively closed by the National Park Service last October as the historic storm approached. Before the shutdown in October, the statue [...]
    July 4, 2013 - The Gazette
  • Statue of Liberty set to reopen after Superstorm Sandy
    By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Statue of Liberty will reopen to visitors with a July 4 ceremony on Thursday, more than eight months after its home island in New York Harbor was flooded and wrecked by Superstorm Sandy. Lady Liberty was protectively closed by the National Park Service last October as the historic storm approached. Before the shutdown in October, the statue had been ...
    July 3, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • Graeme Johnstone in Sydney Morning Herald
    By leaving Jaidyn in the care of Mr Domaszewicz, who had a previous history of at least one incident of inappropriate care, she did not act protectively towards her son,Mr Johnstone said.
  • Moshe Yaalon in Arutz Sheva
    The phrase 'to etrog a politician' [meaning, to treat him very protectively, as one does with an etrog fruit during the Sukkot holiday] is not something I made up,Yaalon said. "It was made up by a journalist [Amnon Abramovitch]. I call...

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