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The review gives this explanation short shrift. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The presumption of innocence is given short shrift. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He gives deliciously short shrift to any interviewee who attempts to weasel out of answering. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Many commanders with glittering reputations get equally short shrift. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)Illustration in this book gets short shrift. The Times Literary Supplement (2008)He also thought some ministries might be getting short shrift. Christianity Today (2000)Do small men really get short shrift from women? The Sun (2015)Stone gives the notion short shrift. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Let us give that short shrift. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Why have you given Heaven such short shrift? Times, Sunday Times (2007)And the remaining foreign choices were given short shrift, too. The Sun (2006)Such healthier alternatives as low-fat cooking spray get short shrift. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Although they are given a sympathetic ear, others get short shrift. Times, Sunday Times (2014)So it is here, a film in which the many grand ideas are given short shrift in the execution, providing interest if not emotion. The Sun (2016)
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