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put in blue
 v.— «U.S. Ambassador to the UN John Negroponte told reporters that the new draft, the second in one day, would be put “in blue” Monday night, a UN parlance which means it would be ready for a vote.» —“US makes new changes to UN draft on Iraq” in United Nations Xinhuanet (China) June 8, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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