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The robin is awkwardly animatronic, artificial-looking.
Most notably, the regular-season schedule in the 10-school league will be reduced from a double round robin to 16 games, and the Nos.
Differing from the conventional knockout rounds that had been seen at every World Cup since 1954, the 1978 tournament utilised a second round robin group stage for the final eight teams, with the winners of each four-team group to contest the final.
To me his speech seemed like a round-robin of banalities, but the Zimbabwe journalists sitting on the floor with me before the dais interpreted it in the light of what had come before.
What makes this one stand out from the crowd is Pechuex's choice of softer, pastel tones, as well as his placement — cutting through the lavender shadow with exaggerated black wings and using the robin's egg blue shade almost as a highlighter.
The first lady, painted against a robin's egg blue background, rests her chin on one hand and stares at the viewer with a curious mix of confidence and vulnerability in a canvas by Amy Sherald.
To get a robin's egg blue, let the eggs soak for 30 minutes.
This robin must be a lush, waiting for the bar to open.
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Origin and Etymology of robin
First Known Use: circa 1550See Words from the same year
ROBIN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of robin for English Language Learners
: a North American bird with a grayish back and reddish breast
: a small European bird with a brownish back and orange face and breast
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