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contract
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Catch-22
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  • It's in the contract.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He had landed another contract with the Germans, this time to bomb his own outfit.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Don't you understand that I have to respect the sanctity of my contract with Germany?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Did you also include the time we contracted with you to bomb the bridge at Orvieto?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Milo cursed himself hourly for his monumental greed and stupidity in purchasing the entire Egyptian cotton crop, but a contract was a contract and had to be honored, and one night, after a sumptuous evening meal, all Milo's fighters and bombers took off, joined in formation directly overhead and began dropping bombs on the group.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Milo cursed himself hourly for his monumental greed and stupidity in purchasing the entire Egyptian cotton crop, but a contract was a contract and had to be honored, and one night, after a sumptuous evening meal, all Milo's fighters and bombers took off, joined in formation directly overhead and began dropping bombs on the group.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • They had freedom of passage everywhere, and one day Milo contracted with the American military authorities to bomb the German-held highway bridge at Orvieto and with the German military authorities to defend the highway bridge at Orvieto with antiaircraft fire against his own attack.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Once the contracts were signed, there seemed to be no point in using the resources of the syndicate to bomb and defend the bridge, inasmuch as both governments had ample men and material right there to do so and were perfectly happy to contribute them, and in the end Milo realized a fantastic profit from both halves of his project for doing nothing more than signing his name twice.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: contract the disease
as in: legal contract
as in: the metal contracted
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