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down werd lee

  • r  spatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position

  • There are a third of us who are in immediate danger of being downwardly mobile.
  • As a teenager in California in the early 1970s, I remember my mother saying that we, her children, were part of the first "downwardly mobile" generation.
  • This is a perk that Kurnia Riza, one of millions of downwardly mobile Indonesians, does not take lightly.
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  • Current account widens in first quarter
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The current account deficit widened in the first quarter to $106.1 billion, a government report showed on Friday. The Commerce Department said the current account deficit, which measures the flow of goods, services and investments into and out of the country, fell from a downwardly revised $102.3 billion in the fourth quarter. Most of the widening came from a drop in the U ...
    June 14, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News

  • Kevin White in WTHR
    If it says anything, it's an underscore of the notion that football is very important at Notre Dame and the competitive expectations are not downwardly negotiable,White said.
  • David Kelly in Bloomberg
    In normal times, the yield curve should slope upwards,says David Kelly, senior economic adviser at the Boston money manager Putnam Investments. "A downwardly sloping yield curve is ominous."
  • Nikki Finke in Bloomberg
    My whole career has been downwardly mobile, but that's very high praise for what I do,Finke says.

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