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- ‘By training each side separately and equally, you can begin correcting an imbalance that, if left uncorrected, could ultimately lead to an overuse injury.’
- ‘The Editor has been holding a steward's inquiry and it seems that one sports executive, in a hurry to get home, put in an earlier, uncorrected version of the story and didn't hang around to check it.’
- ‘This reviewer, though, has only an uncorrected proof, so those prepared to go into battle with this book should see if such errors persist.’
- ‘Both claims were false, and lay uncorrected for months.’
- ‘We compared the uncorrected and corrected data.’
- ‘If this release is ‘corrected,’ the uncorrected version must be truly appalling.’
- ‘And of course, this also means that spelling mistakes will go uncorrected…’
- ‘Unfortunately, when Isabella got her paper back, the errant apostrophe had been allowed to go uncorrected.’
- ‘Their mistakes often went uncorrected, and the team lacked veterans who could fill the leadership void.’
- ‘But I pressed on undeterred and two days before our interview was arranged, an uncorrected proof of his book arrived in the post and within a couple of hours I was salivating.’
- ‘Never would I allow myself to be leave mistakes uncorrected, miss a deadline, or leave an assignment incomplete.’
- ‘Second, the lack of research by the local press with regard to this organisation in the early days of the campaign went largely uncorrected.’
- ‘I have transferred her correction to this edition, although it is not in agreement with other uncorrected copies of the first edition.’
- ‘The mistake remained on the site undetected and uncorrected.’
- ‘If you want proof, do not just look at the mistakes which go uncorrected in the work your children bring back from school.’
- ‘I actually caught the error and corrected it in the draft, but unfortunately, the uncorrected version was sent out.’
- ‘The three cases were resolved several years ago, but deficiencies in the university's policies governing faculty appointments remained uncorrected.’
- ‘Participants with less than 20/20 vision uncorrected wore their corrective lenses/glasses during the experiment.’
- ‘It's a fair bet that additional hundreds or even thousands of mistakes go unnoticed and uncorrected every year.’
- ‘Here their Lordships are satisfied that a generous interpretation of ‘a question of law’ is needed so as to ensure that no injustice will remain uncorrected.’
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