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awash

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  • s  covered with water
    the main deck was afloat (or awash)
    the monsoon left the whole place awash

  • Prime Minister Harold Wilson had barely got Britain's seven-week-old shipping strike settled when he found himself last week awash in a new sea of crises.
  • The region is awash in cheap diet aids manufactured in largely unregulated Chinese factories.
  • After the ceremony, formerly impecunious researchers will find themselves awash in funding, showered with speaking gigs and offered their pick of jobs.
News & Articles

  • How Big Data Is Transforming The Mobile Industry
    The world is awash in data. CIBC, a Canadian bank, predicts that information-generation growth will increase 50 times over the next decade.
    June 12, 2013 - Business Insider
  • Bank of England's Fisher - must push lenders to pass on lower costs
    LONDON (Reuters) - Bank of England policymaker Paul Fisher said on Wednesday that the bank's funding for lending scheme (FLS) was having an effect on the economy but that it must keep pressing lenders to pass on their lower funding costs. "Individual banks are now awash with liquidity ... and there is no constraint on lending," said Fisher, a member of the British central bank's rate-setting ...
    June 12, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • White Bear Lake to make attempt at world's largest sundae
    Downtown White Bear Lake should be awash in ice cream June 20, as 575 volunteers scramble to assemble the world's longest sundae.
    June 11, 2013 - Pioneer Press
Quotes

  • Bill Richardson in Guardian Unlimited
    In a recent interview with the Las Vegas Sun, Richardson called for a national water policy and observed that "Wisconsin is awash in water," which many in the lakes region interpreted as a threat to grab their treasure.
  • Anna Bligh in Ninemsn
    Any claims that Queensland is awash with GST funds have been silenced today,Ms Bligh said.
  • John Edwards in Chicago Tribune
    Washington is awash with corporate money, with lobbyists who pass it out, with politicians who ask for it,said Edwards, who, along with Obama, refuses federal lobbyist donations.

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