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In some instances, the duo would wind back the odometer readings on the cars to falsely inflate the value of the vehicles.
'He (Naito) tried to adjust and he rolled, that's where I got my wind back,' he said.
"We played into their hands if you wind back the clock to the semi-final last year.
But watch this spacebet the Queen will soon wind back on official duties.
"It's time to wind back the harms caused by the junk food industry's public relations machinery.
I suppose Ken will have to wind back if 7/7 was not terrorism but caused by the Iraq invasion.
On 5 August 2015 the Baird state government introduced a Bill to parliament to wind back some of the more draconian aspects of their own 2012 workers compensation laws.
HAVING started to disassemble the welfare state in the Budget, the Tories are now trying to wind back Britain to the days of the poorhouse.
THE HEALTHY ECOSYSTEM TEAM is turning its attention to large-scale challenges facing our natural environment, such as the wind back of national environment protection laws and the escalating species extinction crisis.
jobs data fed expectations that the country's central bank could soon wind back stimulus.
economic recovery are expected to encourage the Fed to leave its ultra-loose policy unchanged, but concern it may hint at when it will wind back its bond buying is making all markets skittish.
"It is too late for Lebanon to wind back the clock and adopt a genuine policy of noninterference [in Syria].