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  • n  a holding device attached to a workbench; has two jaws to hold workpiece firmly in place

  • Dupre's jockey for the International: Yves Saint-Martin, France's top rider, a vise-handed craftsman who, at 21, already ranks with the world's best.
  • Fear descended on the country and squeezed it in a vise.
  • Deep snow held the party in a soft vise.
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  • Are You a Leader or a Manager? There's a Big Difference
    The terms leadership and management are often used interchangeably, but there is a huge difference between a leader and a manager. Leaders aren't always managers and vise versa. It is a rare individual that is both of these things. They have very different skill sets, both critical to success at a high-growth business. Understanding who your leaders are and who your managers are will help you ...
    June 10, 2013 - Inc Magazine
  • Des victoires attendues, un divorce étonnant
    L’équipe nationale américaine s’est imposée in extremis en Jamaïque 1-2 et jouera d’ici le 18 juin chez elle contre le Panama puis le Honduras. Malgré les nombreuses absences , elle ne vise rien de moins qu’un neuf sur neuf . Tout commencera à Seattle face à des Panaméens toujours invaincus, mais qui ont eu un calendrier facile jusqu’à présent et seront privés de Blas Perez .
    June 10, 2013 - Major League Soccer

  • Quentin Tarantino in San Francisco Chronicle
    It took my breath away and then somewhere around the last hour, it put my heart in a vise and proceeded to twist that vise until the last frame,Tarantino said.
  • Leonard Hamilton in International Herald Tribune
    I've always known this was doable,coach Leonard Hamilton said, as his fifth-seeded Seminoles prepared to play Wisconsin on Friday in the East Regional. "It was just a matter of finding the kind of players who like what we have and vise...
  • Gary Sick in The Daily Star
    The US government is "locked in much the same kind of policy vise that bedevilled the US in Iran," Gary Sick, a Middle East professor at New York's Columbia University, wrote in a recent opinion piece. "We have bet the farm on one man -- in...

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