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    Default Does "three packing" refer to "triumvirate"?

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    In 1974, students demanded an end to a particularly third-rate triumvirate, who had nonetheless empowered enormous economic growth. After bloodshed reached an intolerable level, by Thai standards, the king sent all three packing - to Boston and Taipei. He'd known them well and worked through them but realized their time had passed. And the king's power grew immeasurably in that decisive move.

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    Default Re: Does "three packing" refer to "triumvirate"?

    No. 'All three' does. He sent the triumverate packing.
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