short strokes

short strokes

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  • short strokes — noun a) The final steps of an undertaking, especially one which has been lengthy or laborious. He knows they are in the short strokes its almost over. b) Bare essentials. Ironing out the short strokes has taken a little longer than expected, but… …   Wiktionary

  • down to the short strokes — 1. adjective In the final steps or decisive phase of an undertaking, especially one which has been lengthy or laborious. I would say we are down to the short strokes, down to the cleanup phase of the investigation, said E. Campion Kersten, a Fox… …   Wiktionary

  • down to the short strokes — nearly finished a job, almost completed a task    How s it going? Are you nearly finished? We re down to the short strokes we just have to paint the doors …   English idioms

  • strokes — strəʊk n. blow, whipping; (Medicine) apoplexy, sudden stoppage of blood flow to the brain; method of swimming (i.e. backstroke, etc.); light touch, caress; mark left by a writing implement v. hit, beat; mark with a short line, cross out; caress …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Episodios de Diff'rent Strokes — Anexo:Episodios de Diff rent Strokes Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Listado de los 189 episodios de Diff rent Strokes. Contenido 1 Season 1: 1978 1979 2 Season 2: 1979 1980 3 Season 3: 1980 1981 …   Wikipedia Español

  • Anexo:Episodios de Diff'rent Strokes — A continuación se muestra la lista de los 189 episodios de Diff rent Strokes desde el capítulo piloto el 3 de noviembre de 1978 hasta la última publicación el 19 de mayo de 1984. Algunos se añaden varios títulos a sus respectivos capítulos… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Rob Short — Rob ( Shorty ) Short (born August 11, 1972 in Maidstone, England) is a professional field hockey player from Tsawwassen, BC in Canada. Career Short played his first international senior tournament in 1995, at the Pan American Games in Mar del… …   Wikipedia

  • FINA World Championships - Short Course — FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) or Short Course Worlds (as they are sometimes times referred), are held every two years in a 25m swimming pool. They are run by FINA.Unlike the World Championships in aquatics, this championship is swimming …   Wikipedia

  • Between the Strokes of Night — (1985) is a Science Fiction novel by Charles Sheffield. The story is divided in two vastly separated time periods: the near future of 2010, and the far future of 29,000 AD. Due to the unique technological mechanisms of the novel, the same cast of …   Wikipedia

  • drawing — /draw ing/, n. 1. the act of a person or thing that draws. 2. a graphic representation by lines of an object or idea, as with a pencil; a delineation of form without reference to color. 3. a sketch, plan, or design, esp. one made with pen, pencil …   Universalium

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