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the loose back flap of a coat that hangs below the waist

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BNP Paribas Open chief executive and tournament director Raymond Moore courted controversy when he told reporters that top-level women's players rode "on the coattails of the men", did not make any decisions and were "very, very lucky" to have equal prize money.
Petty Larceny -- a Worcester-based Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers tribute band -- will be riding the coattails of the soon-to-be-legendary Petty concert at Fenway Park with a "before and after'' show Saturday at Game On Fenway, 82 Landsdowne St.
This very well crafted, empathetic drama should ride the coattails of its similarly themed predecessors to solid sales and decent niche biz in numerous territories.
Right on Runcorn's coattails are cross-town rivals Runcorn Linnets who are now only a point behind in second place with three games in hand.
It also provides analysis regarding the outcomes of the contest with reference to the President's political coattails, the demographics of the state, the partisan make-up of the state, the Democratic Party's mobilization tactics, the political culture of the state, and other variables.
com makers of the popular game Candy Crush Saga King was "concerned that other games were riding its coattails, developing games with names featuring the word candy".
Aliana said that she doesn't need to ride on any coattails, Radar Online reported.
Summary: Mouttahed Tripoli stayed hot on the coattails of fourth-placed Sagesse with a 94-77 win over lowly Hoops Club Wednesday.
He doesn't let me forget that he's ahead and I hope I can hold on to his coattails.
OK, we understand why PETA would want to hop on the coattails of pumpkin-pie-haircutted Justin Bieber in an attempt to brainwash his millions of teeny-bopper automatons, but does anyone care what washed-up rocker Duff McKagan has to say?
Yes, this is like a red rag to anyone who fears the big bad city is out to dominate its smaller neighbours, but in practice it allows everyone to ride the city's coattails.
AOL paid $850 million for the company in March 2008 as the Internet company, then part of Time Warner, tried to latch on to the coattails of the social networking craze.
But you just hope that with smart application throughout the business that you can creep up on their coattails and have a decision to make in a couple of years.
The news follows on the coattails of an announcement by CUNA Mutual that it would cut staff by 52; at year-end 2008, the company reported a $149 million net income loss and total assets declined by 13%.