In-check sentence example

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  • Cynthia released the tears she'd held in check.
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  • They feared her, and this was what kept them in check.
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  • You know how you need to keep your fangs in check when you're with someone and things get steamy?
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  • Let me see if I can make sense of this for you… I have been fighting very hard to keep my feelings in check so as not to scare you away.
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  • No, he'll just have to keep his temper in check for a while until he is used to it.
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  • Tonight she would keep her emotions in check so that Alex wouldn't get so frustrated.
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  • The two Gods kept each other in check.
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  • A Persian fleet still held the sea, but it effected little, and presently fresh Graeco-Macedonian squadrons began to hold it in check.
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  • The water was rising so rapidly in the hold that with four pumps constantly going the crew could hardly keep it in check.
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  • Frederick fled for Lombard his life by the Mont Cenis, and in 1168 the town of Alessandria was erected to keep Pavia and the marquisate in check.
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  • A new magistrate, the gonfalonier of justice, appears in some of the Guelph cities, with the special duty of keeping the insolence of the nobility in check.
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  • Byzantine territory, threatened Constantinople with a fleet of small craft, obtained as consort for one of their princes, Vladimir I, (q.v.), a sister of the Byzantine emperor on condition of the prince becoming a Christian, adopted Christianity for themselves and their subjects, learned to hold in check the nomadic hordes of the steppe, and formed matrimonial alliances with the reigning families of Poland, Hungary, Norway and France.
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  • With the assistance of these two counsellors he held in check the lawless, turbulent nobles, and ruled justly, to the satisfaction of the people, for fourteen years.
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  • The winter moth (Cheimatobia brumata) must be kept in check by putting greasy bands round the trunks from October till December or January, to catch the wingless females that crawl up and deposit their eggs in the cracks and crevices in the bark.
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  • The dipterous garden pests, such as the onion fly, carrot fly and celery fly, can best be kept in check by the use of paraffin emulsions and the treatment of the soil with gas-lime after the crop is lifted.
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  • One of the most p im ortant ways of keeping insect pests in check is by " spraying " or " washing."
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  • At other times the pest is introduced, and under congenial conditions (and possibly in the absence of some other organism which keeps it in check in its native country) increases accordingly.
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  • During the Peloponnesian War his son Sitalces was an ally of some importance to the Athenians, because he kept in check the Macedonian monarch, who opposed the interests of the Athenians in the Chalcidic peninsula.
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  • Meanwhile, the revolution in Rio Grande do Sul had revived; and in July 1893 the federal government was forced to send most of the available regular troops to that state to hold the insurgents in check.
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  • The earl showed himself finely capable in practice as in theory, vigorous and tolerant, a man to be feared and a leader to be followed; he took the government entirely into his own hands, repressed the jobbery traditional to the office, established schools and manufactures, and at once conciliated and kept in check the Orange and Roman Catholic factions.
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  • He followed the policy of his predecessors in enforcing the royal authority over the nobles, but the machinery of a centralized government strong enough to hold nobility in check increased the royal expenditure, to meet which Charles had recourse to doubtful financial expedients.
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  • He subdued the Silures, and held the other native tribes in check till he was superseded by Agricola (78).
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  • On the northern frontier of the empire he kept the Avars in check by inducing the Serbs to migrate from the Carpathians to the Balkan lands so as to divert the attention of the Avars.
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  • Kempe held office as chancellor for six years; his main task in government was to keep Humphrey of Gloucester in check.
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  • Omar was held in check by the mud Expedi- ramparts of Missolonghi; but Dramali, after exacting Lion of fearful vengeance for the massacre of the Turkish Dramali, garrison of the Acropolis at Athens, crossed the 1822.
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  • These pests can be kept in check by syringing with nicotine, soft-soap and quassia solutions, or by "vaporising" two or three evenings in succession, afterwards syringing the plants with clear tepid water.
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  • They were suspected of intending to impose their views on parliament by violence, but a display of military force held them in check.
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  • Much against his own judgment, Lieutenant-General Winfield Scott, the Federal general-in-chief, a veteran of the second war with England and of the war with Mexico, felt constrained to order an advance against Beauregard, while Patterson was to hold Johnston in check on the Shenandoah.
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  • The numbers of these destructive rodents are kept in check by foxes, dogs, cats and pole-cats, which feed upon them.
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  • The Society also gained ground steadily in France; for, though held in check by Richelieu and little more favoured by Mazarin, yet from the moment that Louis XIV.
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  • Below the king was a numerous and powerful class of nobles, the highest of whom (tlatoani) were great vassals owing little more than homage and tribute to their feudal lord, while the natural result of the unruliness of the noble class was that the king to keep them in check increased their numbers, brought them to the capital as councillors, and balanced their influence by military and household officers, and by a rich and powerful merchant class.
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  • Outside the boundaries of the solar system, the metaphysical side of his genius, no longer held in check by experience, fully asserted itself.
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  • On the other hand, Haakon IV., king of Norway, at once to restrain the independence of his jarls and to keep in check the ambition of the Scottish kings, set sail in 1263 on a great expedition, which, however, ended disastrously at Largs.
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  • The duke of Guise was now named lieutenant-general of the kingdom, but his Catholic leanings were somewhat held in check by the chancellor Michel de l'Hopital, through whose mediation the edict of Romorantin, providing that all cases of heresy should be decided by the bishops, was passed in May 1560, in opposition to a proposal to introduce the Inquisition.
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  • The electioneering alliances, which were everywhere in vogue, but particularly in Germany, between the Catholics and popular party and the Social Democrats, throw a lurid light upon the character of a movement that certainly went far beyond the intentions of the pope, but which it was now difficult to undo or to hold in check.
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  • In 1755 a volunteer militia had been created and was led with great success by Benjamin Franklin; and in 1756 a line of forts was begun to hold the Indians in check.
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  • A Roman colony (Salernum) was founded in 194 B.C. to keep the Picentini in check.
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  • (This material is very poisonous.) Many greenhouse insects can be kept more or less in check by careful and effective hosing of the plants at proper times.
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  • Thus cementite is always tending to change over into graphite by the reaction Fe C = 3Fe +Gr, though this tendency is often held in check by different causes; but graphite never changes back directly into cementite, at least according to our present theory.
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  • But though in Bremen the efforts of the craftsmen's "arts" to secure a share of power had been held in check and the gilds never gained any importance, the city government did not, as at Cologne and elsewhere, develop into a close patrician oligarchy.
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  • But the governments of Prussia and Austria were unaffected; and when the storm had died down Metternich was able,with the aid of the federal diet, to resume his task of holding the Revolution in check.
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  • On the 10th of February 1775 at the North Bridge (between the present Salem and Danvers) the first armed resistance was offered to the royal troops, when Colonel Leslie with the 64th regiment, sent to find cannon hidden in the Salem "North Fields," was held in check by the townspeople.
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  • The disintegrating force of the ever-simmering racial rivalries could be kept in check by the army; Hungarian regiments garrisoned Italy, Italian regiments guarded Galicia, Poles occupied Austria, and Austrians Hungary.
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  • The nomarchs and the other feudal chiefs were inclined to strengthen themselves at the expense of their neighbors; a firm hand wa~ required to hold them in check and distribute the honors as they were earned by faithful service., The tombs of the most favored and wealthy princes are magnificent, particularly those of certain families in Middle Egypt at Beni Hasari, El Bersha, AssiUt and Deir RIfa, and it is probable that each had a court and organization within.
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  • While she lived, the personality of the queen secured the devotion of her servants and held all ambitions in check.
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  • To this point the united forces of the northern Greeks - Athenians, Phocians, Boeotians and Aetolians - had fallen back; and here the Greeks a second time held their foreign invaders in check for many days, and a second time had their rear turned, owing to the treachery of some of the natives, by the same path which had been discovered to the Persians two hundred years before.
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  • This position was probably tolerable during the monarchy, when the king served to hold the power of the patrician families in check.
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  • The new governor, Ramon Blanco, was like Despujols and many of his predecessors, humane at heart, but he could do little more than hold in check the tyrannical schemes of The the clergy.
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  • The first great inrush of population, following the discovery of gold and the opening of the railway, brought many desperate characters, who were held in check only by the stern, swift measures of frontier justice.
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  • The wide contrast between his German and Italian rule is strikingly exemplified in the fact that, while he endeavoured to overthrow the republics in Italy, he held in check the power of the nobles in Germany, by conferring municipal franchises and independent rights on the principal cities.
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  • (February 1878) his successor, Leo XIII., at once showed himself willing to come to terms. Negotiations were long and difficult; for Bismarck would not abolish the May laws outright, and Leo had much ado to hold in check the zelanti of the Vatican.
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  • His moderation and piety held in check the turbulence of the more fanatical amongst them.
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  • The parasite may be held in check by spraying with Bordeaux mixture early in the season.
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  • A third fungus, Cercospora concors, also forms spots on the leaves and may be kept in check by the same means.
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  • Taking the Rind Baluch as the type opposed to the Afridi Pathan, the lialuch is easier to deal with and to control than the Pathan, owing to his tribal organization and his freedom from bigoted Pathan tribes of the Suliman hills are held in check by the occupation of the Zhob valley; whilst the central dominant position at Quetta safeguards the peace and security of Kalat, and of the wildest of the Baluch hills occupied by the Marris and Bugtis, no less than it bars the way to an advance upon India by way of Kandahar.
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  • Harrison's offensive operations being thus checked, he accomplished nothing that summer except to hold in check Proctor, who (May 1-5) besieged him at Fort Meigs, the American advanced post after the disaster of the river Raisin.
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  • A large force of Afghan troops was at that time in the Chitral river valley to the south of Chitral, nominally holding the Kafirs in check during the progress of boundary demarcation.
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  • The French took position at Melegnano to face the Swiss, the Venetians at Lodi to hold in check the Spanish army at Piacenza.
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  • But Roger, who was to bring his force from the west to join the earl of Norfolk, was held in check at the Severn by the Worcestershire fyrd which the English bishop Wulfstan brought into the field against him.
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  • Hence those wars of religion which were to hold the monarchy in check for forty years and even force it to come to terms.
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  • This was the signal for a Huguenot renaissance, and the Camisards of the,Cflvennes held the royal armies in check from 1703 to I 7.
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  • Weller handed him the card without a word as Dean tried to hold his relief in check.
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  • You can right the imbalance of our world so that evil is held in check.
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  • Let me see if I can make sense of this for you… I have been fighting very hard to keep my feelings in check so as not to scare you away.
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  • He once dreamed her naked torso was horribly disfigured by a giant birthmark but the truth was more likely childlike modesty kept in check by a general arrogance that forbade her to admit anything deemed to be a weakness.
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  • This instrumentalism is kept in check by our already established principles of responsibility.
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  • Vail kept Rushton in check with some accurate left-arm bowling.
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  • There's a selection of ' colorful characters ' from the 17th century, all tongue in check and storyboard style.
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  • All my mother had to do to keep me in check was to threaten to ground me from going to the boxing gym.
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  • The ribald humor, the overuse of which might potentially have ruined this bodice ripper, is also kept in check.
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  • Surface tillage and the cultivations associated with growing root crops should keep it in check.
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  • The hair on and around the ears and between the toes, needs to be kept in check usually with thinning scissors.
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  • Management: Surface cultivations in spring and the normal tillage associated with root crops keep dwarf spurge in check.
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  • I suppose poncy political art wank is my version of Chris ' screaming lunacy - we keep each other in check.
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  • Captain Popham, with a small detachment, stormed the rock fortress of Gwalior, then deemed impregnable and the key of central India; and by this feat held in check Sindhia, the most formidable of the Mahratta chiefs.
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  • Pearse's detachment was decimated by an epidemic of cholera (perhaps the first mention of this disease by name in Indian history); but the survivors penetrated to Madras, and not only held in check Bhonsla and the nizam, but also corroborated the lesson taught by Goddard - that the Company's sepoys could march anywhere, when boldly led.
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  • Under normal conditions in warm climates many of the species are perennials, but, in the United States for example, climatic conditions necessitate the plants being renewed annually, and even in the tropics it is often found advisable to treat them as annuals to ensure the production of cotton of the best quality, to facilitate cultural operations, and to keep insect and fungoid pests in check.
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  • There was now no authority left to hold in check the corrupt influences of the harem.
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  • Hood's army, which he was ordered to hold in check in order to give Thomas time to prepare for battle (see American Civil War, § 32), was unable immediately to cross the Harpeth river and was compelled to entrench his forces south of the town until his wagon trains and artillery could be sent over the stream by means of two small bridges.
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  • His ambitions were continental: so far as he had a policy at all it was Angevinhe wouldgladly have increased his.dominions on the side of the upper Loire and Garonne, and was set on keeping in check the young king of France, Philip Augustus,, though the latter had been his ally during his long struggle withhi~ father.
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  • This would be the case in a besieged city or a nation using the food supply to keep its citizenry in check.
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  • The barrier of human feeling, strained to the utmost, that had held the crowd in check suddenly broke.
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  • With so many users posting articles left and right, is there anyone out there who keeps everything in check?
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  • Remember to be patient and try to keep your temper in check.
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  • If you have a tendency to take out your issues on other people, it's time to keep that in check.
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  • Use closet organizers to keep your clothing in check.
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  • Following the tip of applying a lip balm prior to lip stain application will help keep your moisture level in check.
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  • It's hard to keep a wedding budget in check.
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  • Anything and everything that you, your fiancé, your family, or your friends are able and willing to make or do for the wedding will help keep your budget in check.
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  • Planning a simple wedding outside with a small guest list in and of itself helps keep the budget in check.
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  • A wedding is a place to look your best, and one of the ways men can keep their options in check is by always wearing shirts that feature a collar.
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  • Keep emotions in check when the subject comes up.
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  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): People suffering from ADHD also demonstrate impulsive behavior, and it's possible for this to escalate into uncontrollable lying if not kept in check.
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  • However, with its lower price tag, this stateroom will keep your budget in check and allow you to spend your time on deck enjoying all the great activities.
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  • While it's almost impossible to completely eradicate Japanese beetles, a comprehensive approach to their control can keep numbers in check and minimize damage.
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  • This is a material to slip into when feeling good is your ultimate goal, not putting those hips in check.
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  • It's time to take action when keeping the temperature in check isn't enough for shutting your brain off to sleep.
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  • There's a multitude of flavors that come through, the mouth leads with ripe blackberries, plums, and cassis that almost reaches syrupy nectar but that falls back, held in check by smooth tannins.
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  • Also, good general health keeps the immune system strong; this helps to keep the virus in check and prevents outbreaks.
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  • While dance competitions keep you in check physically, they can also strengthen you emotionally.
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  • Pair a black headband with this 'do to really look 'of the moment' and keep your fly-aways in check.
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  • Finding a versatile dress that could work for one or two occasions will help keep your clothing budget in check.
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  • Keep a temporary infatuation with those chubby cheeks in check by spending time with friends who have young babies or by offering to babysit for neighbors.
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  • This breathable fabric will keep your health in check by still providing protection against the elements, while allowing your skin to darken and soak in a healthy amount of sun as well.
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  • Additionally, a big floppy hat can also help you to keep your proportions in check so that you can truly look your very best.
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  • This kind of caution can leave some signs cold and give the wrong impression of the well of passion Virgo is holding in check.
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  • His quiet unassuming mannerism can be very seductive . It's easy to look at Libra and sense the passion he keeps in check just below the surface of his calm exterior.
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  • Your toddler will need these reminders to keep his behavior in check.
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  • Recognizing your feelings for normal and keeping them in check is the best way to build a happy and lasting relationship with your nanny.
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  • This will help keep impulse buys in check.
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  • Saving money around the house is an easy way to keep your household budget in check.
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  • Perfect for keeping your heart rate in check.
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  • Alas, low GI foods will help keep insulin in check so the cravings and overeating episodes do not occur.
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  • To keep fat intake in check when fast foods are on the menu, choose non-breaded, non-fried selections.
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  • You may find that eating smaller meals helps keep your condition in check.
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  • When you dine at a restaurant, a party or other event, you'll have your Sensa on hand to keep portions in check.
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  • Diets rich in whole grains, fruits and vegetables help reduce digestive problems, work to keep blood sugar levels steady and appetites in check.
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  • Have a bit of Mom's homemade potato salad as long as you keep your portions in check.
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  • Make a mental comparison between your portion and common objects to help keep serving sizes in check.
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  • This article explores how you can eat a tasty diet that keeps your health in check.
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  • Keeping your breasts in check will help reduce stares and comments-both appreciative and otherwise.
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  • The company refers to this as their "Anti-Muffin Top" waistband because it helps to keep love handles in check.
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  • She has a reputation for a short temper and a fierce hatred of Cardassians, though she keeps her anger in check and always performs her duties.
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  • His Klingon blood and traditions often conflict with human ways, but his disciplined ways help keep his behavior in check most of the time.
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  • It would be fun and keep my diet in check.
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  • Pedicures can help you maintain your foot health by ensuring that you don't get hangnails and by keeping your cuticles in check.
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