stepping off


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stepping off

Laying off, exactly, the required length of a rafter by the use of a framing square.
References in classic literature ?
"However, it is time to get on," he added, and, stepping off the raft, he looked up at the sky to which Pierre had pointed, and for the first time since Austerlitz saw that high, everlasting sky he had seen while lying on that battlefield; and something that had long been slumbering, something that was best within him, suddenly awoke, joyful and youthful, in his soul.
Goalkeepers at the women's World Cup will not be booked for stepping off the goalline during penalty shootouts after the International Football Association Board (IFAB) approved FIFA's request for a temporary dispensation from the rule.
The race Sunday morning is part of a big weekend in Arlington Heights, with the village's 99th annual parade stepping off from the village hall at 9:30 a.m.
"NE1's vision for the area was to create a welcoming gateway and sense of arrival for people stepping off the train in Newcastle.
? Wayne Rooney's first four goals for Everton all came after stepping off the substitutes' bench.
AHOLIDAY to Turkey has left a woman with incurable motion sickness - eight years after stepping off a plane.
When Gavin Stevens, of Eastvale, Calif., was picked up from preschool, he decided he didn't need his mom's help anymore stepping off the curb, (http://www.today.com/moms/blind-boys-giant-step-curb-goes-viral-1C8979618) the Today Show reports .
"Thus, in contrast to FDA recommendations of stepping off LABA therapy [once] asthma is controlled, our analysis supports the continued use of LABAs to maintain asthma control," said Dr.
"I stepped off too much in the second and when I went back to the corner he (his coach) said 'what are you doing, you are stepping off completely' and in the last round I thought I pulled back a few again.
Under the watchful eye of his mother, Kukena used the walls of their enclosure at Bristol zoo to pull himself on to his back legs before stepping off into the unknown to walk on all fours - a hairy moment.
He demonstrates this by taking me to the gutter and stepping off into the road as many of you might have witnessed if you see me in town.