Quotes containing word "special"

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Sell also: especial, exceptional, extra, limited, particular, peculiar

Definitions and meanings of word "special"

• Noun: a special offering (usually temporary and at a reduced price) that is featured in advertising; example: "they are having a special on pork chops"

• Noun: a dish or meal given prominence in e.g. a restaurant

• Noun: a television production that features a particular person or work or topic; example: "the last of a series of BBC specials on Iran is being shown tonight"

• Adj: unique or specific to a person or thing or category; examples: "the particular demands of the job", "has a particular preference for Chinese art", "a peculiar bond of sympathy between them", "an expression peculiar to Canadians", "rights peculiar to the rich", "the special features of a computer", "my own special chair"

• Adj: for a special service or occasion; examples: "a special correspondent", "a special adviser to the committee", "had to get special permission for the event"

• Adj: surpassing what is common or usual or expected; examples: "he paid especial attention to her", "exceptional kindness", "a matter of particular and unusual importance", "a special occasion", "a special reason to confide in her", "what's so special about the year 2000?"

• Adj: adapted to or reserved for a particular purpose; examples: "a special kind of paint", "a special medication for arthritis"

• Adj: having a specific function or scope; example: "a special (or specific) role in the mission"

• Adj: first and most important; examples: "his special interest is music", "she gets special (or particular) satisfaction from her volunteer work"

• Adj: added to a regular schedule; examples: "a special holiday flight", "put on special buses for the big game"

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Tony Wilson
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Benny Green
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Valerie Bertinelli
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Tom Allen
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Danny Bonaduce
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Start living now. Stop saving the good china for that special occasion. Stop withholding your love until that special person materializes. Every day you are alive is a special occasion. Every minute, every breath, is a gift from God.

Mary Manin Morrissey

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No tricks, gimmicks, special pills, special potions, special equipment. All it takes is desire and will.

Richard Simmons

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If you ever get rich and famous, by definition you are special. You have done something special, and therefore you start to behave special. Then if the floor drops out, and you become down and out, you have a really new perspective.

Danny Bonaduce

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My eyes aren't special, my nose isn't special, my mouth isn't special.

Valerie Bertinelli

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Anyone can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a dad, and that's why I call you dad, because you are so special to me. You taught me the game and you taught me how to play it right.

Wade Boggs

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The special relationship between the region and a regional celebrity means that people feel that they have a special investment in you.

Tony Wilson

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My family's story isn't special. What's special is the America that makes our story possible. Ours is a nation like no other, a place where great journeys can be made in a single generation. No matter who you are or where you come from, the path is always forward.

Julian Castro

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Sometimes even the greatest joys bring challenge, and children with special needs inspire a very, very special love.

Sarah Palin

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There is something magical about that green coat. I mean that sincerely. It's a very special week, and being able to wear that green jacket. It's made my whole career. It's special.

Fuzzy Zoeller

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We have to put in our time every day to try and achieve and learn so that we can develop our talents and each of you, thank goodness, have special talents; each of you are special persons.

Bruce Vento

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There is a lot of use of ProTools in professional studios, but this is mostly for the special effects it allows, not for sound quality. These special effects soon fall out of fashion, and I don't think this trend will define studios permanently.

Steve Albini

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I shall miss all the people in it and the great fun we had doing it. I enjoyed playing the character very much. It was a very, very special character and a very special series. And the camaraderie of it all. I loved it.

Derek Jacobi

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I mean, the whole idea of movies was it was special to go to see - you went to a movie theater to see something that was magical and amazing, in a very special location.

Bob Balaban

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When I have to choose between voting for the people or the special interests, I always stick with the special interests. They remember. The people forget.

Henry F. Ashurst

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I think some of the special effects in Close Encounters hold up better than the new more expensive special effects is because they were better actually.

Bob Balaban

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A lot of people who were the best in their fields. I was fortunate enough to be friends with Sammy Davis, Jr. - I spent a lot of time with Sammy. I was over at his house almost every night. Those people were very special and very special for me.

James Darren

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The pressure of special interests, the demands of special sections of the state, the needs of friends, all must be subordinated to the good of the people as a whole.

Arthur Capper

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Children had a special status - protected from the outside world - and they dressed for the part in a way that made that special status immediately visible to themselves and the adults.

Maggie Gallagher

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Of all presidential perks, the pardon power has a special significance. It is just the kind of authority that would attract the special attention of someone obsessed with himself and his own ability to influence events.

Barbara Olson

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To go to the next level, you have to be special, and I look for those special qualities in those players, those qualities that I think will translate to the NFL.

Ron Jaworski

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