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He's bitten on the ribs and living on borrowed time.
The new focus reflects concern among executives that Tory divisions over Brexit and May’s electoral failure put her government on borrowed time.
So, Arlo’s owner, Ashley Sakelarakis, has decided to make every day Arlo is around count, starting a bucket list for the pup that is living on borrowed time.
Miami remains on borrowed time The Hurricanes remain unbeaten, winning again by the skin of their teeth.
The source indicated that Facebook was likely on borrowed time.
Run-first QBs who are collegiate sensations, as Kaepernick was, are living on borrowed time in the pro game.
Ronald Koeman's tenure at Goodison park is reportedly on borrowed time after a poor start to the season despite some heavy summer spending.
From then on, the czar and the bourgeoisie were on borrowed time. ********** The Romanov dynasty stood for more than 300 years.
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