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Ironically, disputes over economic policy have boiled over just as evidence mounts that the economy is finally picking up after growth all but stalled in the first quarter.
Harvard’s controversial decision first to offer and then to rescind a visiting fellowship to Chelsea Manning has boiled over into an tense, uncompromising debate.
Bring mixture to a boil over medium high heat; reduce heat to maintain a simmer.
Trump’s frustration with the lack of progress boiled over in attacks upon Defense Secretary James Mattis and others.
The fight over finances has at times boiled over into acrimony in court between the two camps.
Dunford's remarks came as a dispute between the White House and Johnson's family continued to boil over Monday.
Peyton Manning’s frustrations were about to boil over in the weeks leading up to the 1998 NFL draft — the kid wasn’t in control, and the kid hated not being in control.
Bring to a boil over medium heat and cook, adjusting the heat as needed to maintain a simmer, until the milk has reduced to 1 cup and has a slight burnt smell, about 40 minutes.
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