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Synonyms for buttonhole
a hole through which buttons are pushed
detain in conversation by or as if by holding on to the outer garments of
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He told the GMC he had done thousands of operations, but it was the first time a patient's eye had "buttonholed
Mr Ahern was buttonholed
by three-year-old Jude Kelliher but the Fianna Fail leader kept his lip buttoned and refused to be drawn about the date of the General Election.
More new patients (less than 1 year) were buttonholed
than those patients in their second year of dialysis, but there were no comments to explain why this pattern emerged.
Dodge to say, "Listen, you don't understand.
More to the point, he (legitimately) buttonholed
government as the "problem" a shriek that helped him take control of the very institution whose credibility he undermined.