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Slender

“though well-landed, an idiot.” [Br. Lit.: Merry Wives of Windsor]
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Pegged "the slenderest tower in the world," the building will be developed in the existing Steinway Hall.
But just when it looked like the tie would end goalless, Tomkins bundled the ball into the net following a corner to give the Barclays Premier League side the slenderest of leads to protect in next Thursday's away leg.
The other match in the division was also an away win, this time by the slenderest of margins for Middlesbrough Municipal at Dinsdale Spa.
The 2013 champion helped his Team Sky come home in a time of 32 minutes and 16 seconds, but Van Garderen's BMC squad triumphed by the slenderest of margins on the 28km route, which ended with a 1.
The most hotly contested category is the premier DD2 class, where reigning world champion Sean Babington holds the slenderest of leads over fierce rival and reigning UAE champion Piers Pakenham-Walsh, with newly crowned Oman champion Sanad Al Rawahi also in close contention.
AL AIN: The most hotly contested category is the premier DD2 class where reigning World Champion, Sean Babington, holds the slenderest of leads over fierce rival and reigning UAE Champion, Piers Pakenham-Walsh, with newly-crowned Oman Champion, Sanad Al Rawahi, also in close contention.
Aberavon overcame Llandovery by the slenderest of margins, 19-18.
18 DESPITE trailing for 70 minutes of the game, it was Aberavon that were celebrating the slenderest of victories as they edged past Llandovery at the Talbot Athletic Ground.
The latest ComRes/Sunday Mirror poll gives Labour the slenderest of leads.
In the other fixtures Narberth came out on top in a ten try thriller at Glan-yr-Afon as the Otters saw off Blackwood 41-30, while Cardiff Met picked up the slenderest of home wins with a 19-18 success over Llanharan.
Men went Yes by the slenderest of margins – 51 per cent to 49 per cent, while women came out strongly in favour of Better together, with 58 per cent voting No.
But he made a remarkable recovery to miss out on the 2012 Olympic squad by the slenderest margin possible - just 0.