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A constricted section of a mountain pass, valley, or cave, or a gap or narrow passage between mountains.
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What does it mean when you dream about being in a narrow space?

Dreaming about being in a narrow space can simply reflect the feeling that one has restricted options in some situation in one’s waking life. Can also represent a “narrow escape,” “narrow-mindedness,” or “the straight and narrow.”

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New Delhi/ Patna/ Lucknow/ Chennai, March 19 (ANI): Key allies of ruling Congress party on Wednesday continued hectic negotiations to narrow down differences over seat-sharing talks for national polls beginning next month.
That's what the "roadmap," is designed to help you to do: narrow down the list first by finding the diagnostic tests that are likely to be the most helpful.
Fred Thompson by 10 percentage points in the straight ballot question, 30% to 20%, and by a sizable 20-point margin in a "narrow down" with Fred Thompson
To narrow down the thousands of candidates, the researchers focused on genes that make rare proteins in the body, rather than genes responsible for proteins that carry out general functions in all cells.
"And the great thing about working with Pottery Barn is that we're able to narrow down the palette to the paint colors that will work best with their designs.
Two experts on economic policy and outsourcing, Ron Hira & Anil Hira , in Outsourcing America (0814408680, $22.00), narrow down the ten major reasons employers send jobs overseas, examining the impact outsourcing is having on career and education trends around the world.
Accordingly, the Pharma Valley Center will narrow down the compound candidates through screening.
"This program will make it easier and faster than traditional marketing tools to narrow down the right selections for a customer," the dealer adds.
Students are guided through all the steps necessary to narrow down their preliminary list of schools to the one(s) most appealing for their long term interests and successful chances for an enrollment acceptance.
McKenna was a last-minute replacement on the eight-person preliminary judging panel that interviewed all of the contestants and judged the bathing suit and evening gown competitions to narrow down the field to 15.
He struggled to narrow down the designation to one person before naming Gerry Salvadelena, his seventh-grade teacher in Snohomish, Wash.
A spokesman for the Police National Missing Persons Bureau, based at Scotland Yard, said: 'Using our expertise and experience, we have been able to narrow down this list to three or four very potential ones, which we are looking at more closely than any others.