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But yesterday she pulled off a masterstroke when she stepped on to the stage. The Sun (2008)What looked like a gamble turned out to be a tactical masterstroke. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is not as if it is a tactical masterstroke. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was a political coup de theatre and it has proved a masterstroke. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It appeared to be a political masterstroke. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It was to prove a masterstroke. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Smart thinks it will last longer, thanks to another masterstroke by the management. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Compared to this, that whole tuition fees business seems like a political masterstroke. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Opinion is divided on whether her surprise resignation as governor in July was a political masterstroke or suicide. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Instead, it has proved a true masterstroke and hats off to the board for giving him the chance. The Sun (2006)Investigators then pulled a masterstroke. The Sun (2013)Hopefully it proves a masterstroke. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It was another masterstroke of man-management. Times, Sunday Times (2008)His promise during the campaign to go to Korea if elected to try to bring the war to an end was a political masterstroke. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)Green Onions came fourth, a tactical masterstroke. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The female peacekeepers, particularly, have proved a masterstroke. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It proved an awardwinning masterstroke, nearly 30 years after its original launch. The Sun (2012)Finding the Yeti could just prove to be another masterstroke for Skoda. The Sun (2009)
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