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But Cuba is not by any stretch of the imagination a "normal" economy.
This was not vintage Reds, not by any stretch of the imagination, and they needed a helping hand in the form of Bolton keeper Jussi Jaaskelainen's blunder.
I am not by any stretch of the imagination a hardy man and when illness strikes, I become even more pathetic than normal.
Despite my subtle disappointment, the season had not been a wash, not by any stretch of the imagination.
Not by any stretch of the imagination could Target Brett be considered a reliable trapper, but he does boast searing early pace, and if coming away cleanly would confidently be expected to lead the field into the opening turn.
Lawrence Seaway was not easily built, not by any stretch of the imagination.