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to institute proceedings, charges or to put evidence before a tribunal.
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Her annual appearances on Jools Holland's Hootenanny shows are one of the highlights on the New Year party - last year her cover of Sister Rosetta's This Train brought the house down.
NEWSBOY SAYS: Brought the house down to give Champion jockey Tony McCoy a first National 12 months ago, and sure to step up on form of four runs over hurdles since, but rise in the weights makes life tough for repeat bid.
AMATEUR actor Keith Poultney almost brought the house down when he decided two World War One hand grenades would make the perfect props for his Dad's Army stage show.
Having stormed to victory in the county eliminators, the club again brought the house down at Theatr Hafren, Newtown, last weekend.
The Walker-born star, former frontman of 1960s band The Animals, whose hits included The House of the Rising Sun and We've Got To Get Out Of This Place, brought the house down at the O2 Academy in Newcastle.
For sheer Spanish attitude, nothing came close to Farruquito y Familia, the famed gypsy flamenco troupe, which brought the house down.
The highlight of the evening's BBC televised show came at the end when soul legend Sam Moore brought the house down with a blistering rendition of 'Soul Man.
UNIVERSAL CITY - It had all the makings of a good political argument, that is, until the Democrat kissed the Republican and brought the house down.
His duets with Driscoll on R&B classics like Ride Your Pony and the Midnight Hour brought the house down.
Jill brought the house down with her voice, but what struck me most was a poem she read from a little black-and-white composition book.
But the personal favorite was the Slovakian team, who brought the house down with a gardening analogy in which no words were spoken.
Then the young people put on a performance on stage that brought the house down.

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