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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)
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