House-of-cards sentence examples

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  • We're a house of cards in a windstorm, held together by God knows what.

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  • I knew from the start we were a house of cards in a windstorm, but you were the glue that held us together.

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  • Simultaneously, Gertz was negotiating with Cardinal Alberoni and with the whigs in England; but all his ingenious combinations collapsed like a house of cards on the sudden death of Charles XII.

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  • The El Dorado promised by communism remained a mirage until the whole edifice collapsed like the proverbial house of cards.

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  • There are many more classic card games, and the rules can be found at sites like Family Card Games and The House of Cards.

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