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premise
used in The Tipping Point

5 uses
  • The absolutist approach to fighting drugs proceeds on the premise that experimentation equals addiction.
    Chapter 7 (95% in)
  • The whole premise behind sales, or supermarket specials, is that we, as consumers, are very aware of the prices of things and will react accordingly: we buy more in response to lower prices and less in response to higher prices.
    Chapter 2 (52% in)
  • The premise is challenging and conceptual, but fascinating.
    Chapter 3 (58% in)
  • The problem, at root, is with the premise of the show — the essential joke that Big Bird doesn't want to be known as a big bird.
    Chapter 3 (60% in)
  • They are both based on the premise that an epidemic can be reversed, can be tipped, by tinkering with the smallest details of the immediate environment.
    Chapter 4 (37% in)

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