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#1 2005-12-29 13:42:56

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

'leaveway' for 'leeway'

If you leave room for something, you’ve got leeway. 500+ ghits:

Weight Watchers is wonderful, but even it allows to much leaveway with sweets, etc.

Coding, OTOH, is a set standard. Deviate from that and things just dont work; so
there’s no “creative leaveway” freedom that you have with designing. … hp?t=15649

What we can agree on is that our security and immigration procedures need an overhaul and a tad more leaveway for current security precautions.

Fortunately, my buiding isn’t owned by a big corporation, so I have some leaveway on DIY projects.

we’ve already given The goverment so much leaveway that we are sitting ducks for
whatever they want to do next.

I also was told the contract does not offer the author any leaveway or rights.

... Another second for your foot to brake, which then leaves you one second of leaveway. This of course only applies if you are travelling at the speed limit. … FORUM_ID=3



#2 2005-12-29 18:33:15

From: California
Registered: 2005-10-25
Posts: 1665

Re: 'leaveway' for 'leeway'

paulfmarty posted the same phrase on 11-12-2005 (11-11-2005, technically). Definitely an excellent one that should be Databased.



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