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The club have aged and declined as their continental rivals have renewed and improved. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This is because of continental drift and the weight of all the ice. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The remaining spots will be filled by winners of continental preliminary competitions. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Some of our continental counterparts see the role of monarch differently. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Those that routinely forage on the continental shelf rarely strand. Times, Sunday Times (2009)English players have inferior skills and technical ability compared with our continental counterparts. Times, Sunday Times (2010)British postal workers lag behind their continental counterparts. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But on the other hand they don't seem to occur on the continental mainland. BRITAIN BC: Life In Britain and Ireland before the Romans (2003)The continental model of European champions would symbolically have triumphed. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He had big plans to buy planes and tie in to rivals' continental networks. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Again, continental drift seems to provide the most likely mechanism. Ice Time: Climate, Science, and Life on Earth (1990)This force is doing more than securing Russian economic interests and its claims on the continental shelf. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Anglo-American rather than continental European society formed the social context of these ideas. Politics, Planning and the State (1990)The seas are always big where the Atlantic meets the shallows of the continental shelf. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It will also prompt the question of why Argentina is not exploiting its own continental shelf. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Always on the thin side, he often faced near starvation while representing his country in continental competitions. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Britain emerged from this struggle in triumph, for the first time clearly dominant over her continental rivals. WHEN SCOTLAND RULED THE WORLD: The Story of the Golden Age of Genius, Creativity and Exploration (2002)Today, 70% of sales come from exports to the continental mainland. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Perhaps it was as well that continental drift was so profoundly unfashionable in the 1920s and 1930s. THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)British consumers generally behave more like American shoppers than their continental European counterparts. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Once again, English football was deemed to be light years behind that of their continental rivals. The Sun (2011)And, compared to their continental counterparts, they were a paragon of stability. Times, Sunday Times (2008)British capital has in fact been much more international in orientation and activity than continental European and Japanese capital. Global Capitalism and National Decline (1989)BRITAIN could run on continental European time following indications that the government will not block a campaign to change how we set our clocks. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
She had new clothes, very smart, ` Continental " they call them in the kitchen. THE ROAD TO PARADISE ISLANDSabrina answered it and a room service waiter brought the two Continental breakfasts into the room. CODE BREAKERThe Roadshow is going Continental, starting with Paris - then Rome and Berlin. THE IMAGE OF LAURA
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