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Daemon
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make a long arm for (something)

To extend one's arm fully toward something; to reach out for something. More...

KSPavan
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make a long arm for (something) — To extend one's arm fully toward something; to reach out for something.
Emel Rapchan
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Make a long arm for (something)
- I made a long arm for getting the cup over there, but it simply slipped from my hand and fell to the ground.
- The government has made a long arm for reaching the International Fund goals in order to keep up with the required implements from if aiming another helping international loan.
Emel Rapchan
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- Making a long arm for opening the door, my father almost lost his bouncy and fell to the ground.
- Under such horrific situation, the committee made a long arm for increasing the revenue unto the end of the year aiming to create a fund reserve enough strong for the next annual period.
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In another second she heard it ground to pieces under his heel. A long strand of hair came billowing down below her waist. Another moment, and by making a long arm, he could reach the table. With a quick movement for which she was unprepared, he brought her two hands sharply together so that he could hold both of her wrists with one hand, leaving the other free


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dave argo
Posted: Friday, January 12, 2018 4:31:29 PM

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Making a long arm for it, five sticky fingers to grab it, finally making off with it.
coag
Posted: Friday, January 12, 2018 11:52:11 PM

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dave argo wrote:
Making a long arm for it, five sticky fingers to grab it, finally making off with it.

In other words, "Flying the blue pigeon".
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