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  • r  with no problems or difficulties
    despite of some mishaps, everything went swimmingly

  • His former boss, Jeffrey Skilling, who quit as Enron CEO last August, had no such hesitation, insisting to his incredulous interrogators that things had gone swimmingly on his watch.
  • Uribe's implicit message that without him Colombia would suddenly fall back into chaos pokes holes in his own argument that things are going along so swimmingly.
  • All went swimmingly until mid-November.
News & Articles

  • Schwartzel trying to master a 2nd major
    ARDMORE, Pa. — Things haven’t gone as swimmingly for Charl Schwartzel as he would like, or as most expected. Yet the South African with the silky-smooth swing has found something this week at Merion Golf Club, shooting a rock-solid 1-under 69 in the third round of the U.S. Open...
    June 16, 2013 - New York Post
  • Chip Shots
    The rain stopped by 8, and things went swimmingly Friday at the U.S. Open. Scenes from the course: Mickelson sighting
    June 15, 2013 - Philly.com
  • Review: Cognitive overload with Mary Reid Kelley and Patrick Kelley
    Made up to look like black and white drawings, the protagonists in Mary Reid Kelley’s videos speak in a constant, densely allusive patter. This approach worked swimmingly in her 2010 show at Susanne Vielmetter, which featured two videos that looked at the darker side of early modernism. The stark, stylized appearance of those works perfectly evoked stripped-down modern aesthetics.
    June 14, 2013 - Los Angeles Times
Quotes

  • John Edwards in Forbes
    While Petraeus should be criticized for writing in a 2004 opinion piece "saying everything was going swimmingly in Iraq," the language MoveOn.org used was wrong, Edwards said.
  • Joe Maddon in USA Today
    The leader of the opposition has come into this place feeling very, very much the cock of the walk, he feels full of himself, he feels very much on top of everything, he thinks everything is going swimmingly his way and he's entitled to behave like... John Howard http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Howard&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFDkwfWMg8IAUPTl_zgAMfcDWHY9A Melbourne Herald Sun http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.news.com.au/heraldsun/story/0,21985,21816713-5005961,00.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEAWjPXjnxr4QvddRiQJZqA6xkK3w May 29, 2007 97282 128977 swimmingly In '86, I was sitting behind the first-base dugout, and everything was going swimmingly," Maddon recalled. "All of a sudden, the one-handed home run to left-center, and things changed."

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