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#1 2011-01-07 09:41:30

From: Winchester Massachusetts
Registered: 2005-10-25
Posts: 674

'point blank rage' for 'point blank range'

Self explanatory and common (although partly because it’s also the name of a rock band).

Nov 19, 2010 … A rage filled shooter would be luck to get two out of five shots into his target even at point blank rage.

AN AMERICAN was shot in the chest at point blank rage when he tried to stop a snatch thief from robbing a 70-year-old woman in Kuala Lumpur. – Malaysia

In October 23, 2007 at 10:30 in the morning, he was shot in the mouth at point blank rage while they were having a protest in the area of Sibuyan Pelican …

Have you ever seen a huntsman sniper kill you instantly at point blank rage because his charge time plus headshot time are faster than you can kill him.

Aug 18, 2006… Thurston High School and “shortly before 8 a.m. Kinkel allegedly opened fire on his fellow students, shooting some at point-blank rage. › Legal

Last edited by klakritz (2011-01-07 09:41:56)



#2 2011-01-07 13:16:38

From: Victoria, BC
Registered: 2007-08-28
Posts: 2575

Re: 'point blank rage' for 'point blank range'

It also goes the other way, from “rage” to “range.”

Travel forum: “It’s a civilised place to drive; not much in the way of road range and most drivers will let you out/in at a turn or junction.”

Car forum in the Philippines: “Let’s not judge the victim even though he may have been driving arrogantly or just because his father has had a history of road range.”

Pennsylvania local news report: “With crowded highways, construction delays, impatient and impolite drivers and daily stress have led to a sharp increase in the incidents of road range on our Nation’s roadways. ”

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