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  • n  a display of bad temper
    she threw a tantrum

  • A little more than a month ago, insiders were saying the Dean movement had all the resonance of a temper tantrum.
  • If Brown and Obama are going to be in the same city, the British Press, apparently aided by leaks from Downing Street, just has to throw a tantrum of some sort.
  • The best recourse, which the Obama Administration successfully employed, is to treat the House and Senate like a 2-year-old having a temper tantrum.
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  • Taper Tantrum
    Watch Taper Tantrum video online. News and opinion video from The NYTimes including breaking news, investigative reporting, national and international coverage. Style and celebrity video.
    June 17, 2013 - New York Times
  • SPX Likely Headed Higher as 'Taper Tantrum' Fades
    SPX Likely Headed Higher as 'Taper Tantrum' Fades
    June 17, 2013 - Nasdaq
  • MLS 2013, Week 16 preview and fixtures: Time to kill off a character
    International absences are still dealing blows to MLS matches (unless you're the Revolution and Jerry Bengtson threw a temper tantrum because Honduras didn't start him so he returned to the club), which coincides wonderfully with the league's midseason lull. Isn't this around the time when they kill off a character (Chivas)? Portland Timbers vs. FC Dallas Saturday, 5 p.m. ET - ESPN Blas Perez ...
    June 15, 2013 - SB Nation

  • Tim Hudson in ESPN
    I felt like my 2-year-old little boy after he throws a tantrum,Hudson said. "Then I felt pretty good after that. Mac was kicking himself for not blocking it, but I told him it was a tough pitch. I thought that was the ballgame. I couldn't...
  • Troy King in al.com (blog)
    The primary election contest Tim James filed with the Alabama Republican Party is a temper tantrum thrown on paper and nothing more,King said. "His motivations are obvious. His basis is premature. And his filing is frivolous."
  • Mark Strong in eTaiwan News
    I think it's the banks having a temper tantrum because they're not getting what they want,Strong said.

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