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- ‘So it was not surprising, given the increasingly rough ride both in Baghdad and Washington over the last weeks, that the president took to the airwaves Tuesday night to sound the alarm again.’
- ‘No sooner had I pronounced the inevitable rough ride ahead than we hit our first bump.’
- ‘‘Most victims are given a really rough ride, while most judges are not professional and frequently ask the victims to drop court injunction applications,’ he said.’
- ‘From talking with them and from my own experiences going to school years ago, I have come to the conclusion that, in the education system, anyone who thinks outside the box will have a very rough ride indeed.’
- ‘You know, he's had a pretty rough ride since he got named.’
- ‘Jake remembered what happened last time, so he braced himself for the rough ride ahead.’
- ‘So it will be - it could be a very rough ride this time around.’
- ‘Another indication of this sexism was the rough ride given to the campaign to make sexual harassment a punishable offence.’
- ‘But it was their daughters who were to get the rough ride.’
- ‘Well, I think undeniably it's been a very rough ride so far, and I think that he has brought in some very valuable changes since coming into office.’
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