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Clark had a tough first half with just five points on 2 of 5 shooting and a missed gimme under the basket just before halftime.
The issue is a gimme for her opponent, Supervisor Deanna Alexander, the most conservative County Board member.
But there was more than a potential gimme game to get excited about.
Hey @guskenworthy, gimme, gimme more on the slopes today!!
Those should be gimmes, and the Spurs have not taken advantage of them.
Because elk are larger animals, calves usually survive at higher rates, but getting through the first winter isn’t a gimme for them, either.
Iowa is struggling, now 0-4 in Big Ten play, but winning on the road in the conference is never a gimme.
The 2003 list included Rachel Cusk, Sarah Waters, Hari Kunzru, Monica Ali, David Mitchell, and Zadie Smith (another gimme—White Teeth came out in 2001).
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Origin and Etymology of gimme
First Known Use: 1929See Words from the same year
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: something that is easily done, achieved, won, etc.
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