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    spent force

    Ruling out suggestions that Sachin Tendulkar is a spent force, West
    Indian legend Gordon Greenidge said on Wednesday that it would be unfair
    to call for the Indian batsman's retirement.

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    Re: spent force

    A force (to be reckoned with) someone/something that is powerful

    A spent force = one that has run out of energy.

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