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hospital pass

n
1. (General Sporting Terms) sport a pass made to a team-mate who will be tackled heavily as soon as the ball is received
2. a task or project that will inevitably bring heavy criticism on the person to whom it has been assigned
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Mr Kelly said: "I'm often told I got one of the largest hospital passes in political history.
Parkland Hospital Passes Final Inspections, Declared Safe (The Dallas Morning News): "Parkland Memorial Hospital has passed a do-or-die series of recent safety inspections, capping a turbulent two years under federal oversight to remedy dangers to patients, we learned a few minutes ago.
Five-try burst against Southland gained him selection for Second Test, but failed to inspire Lions after series of hospital passes from his team-mate and crunching All Blacks tackles.
Patients should have a say in whether their hospital passes or fails an inspection, according to a Midland MP.
Hospital passes, red cards, pass backs that were shorter than Tattoo from Fantasy Island.
As for Mason, whose appointment to take charge of this monument to resentment was the Holby City of hospital passes, it was a thankless task.
He turns out to be an NHS inspector who is due to assess the hospital later that day - and after saving his life the hospital passes the inspection.
It had more to do with fashion as Jon Bass's proposed sideline as a male model lo oked increasingly unlikely to get beyond first base in the wake of some hospital passes served to him by Jon McCarthy.
Television is offering 26 hours of uninterrupted football coverage - a banquet of pass-backs, hospital passes and missed sitters.
Paul McGrath, the imperious Black Pearl, did give hospital passes.
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