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ree fur bish

  • v  make brighter and prettier
    we refurbished the guest wing

  • In 1980 the company's space-systems division in Philadelphia was suffering cost overruns on a $47 million project to refurbish Minuteman missiles.
  • In a similarly pragmatic vein, the community continues to take in paying weekend guests at Tassajara, and uses the income to operate and refurbish the monastery.
  • Stewartwho while in Iraq had set up a carpentry school and helped refurbish an old bazaarwas asked to launch it and arrived in Kabul in 2005.
News & Articles

  • North Irwin Playground ballfield needs more work than anticipated
    By Brad Pedersen, Norwin Star It may take a lot more than a $4,000 donation to bring the ballfield at North Irwin Playground up to par. Council planned to refurbish ...
    June 19, 2013 - The Mckeesport Daily News
  • Youth work camp to repair Norristown homes
    Norristown officials are laying the groundwork for 429 youth volunteers to repair, paint and refurbish the homes of poor and elderly Norristown residents in late June.
    June 18, 2013 - Montgomery Life
  • Paul Kruger gives back, hosts free camp
    Paul Kruger was just starting high school when his father received permission from Timpanogos leaders to refurbish the field himself.
    June 17, 2013 - Provo Daily Herald
Quotes

  • George Carey in BBC News
    Having visited now 10 times in Iraq, most recently just two or three weeks ago, I know full well the dependence of that nation upon contractors -- contractors who are trying to refurbish their seriously deteriorated oil production facilities, their... John Warner http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Warner&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHtoo43x1VuejB3e6RnwMaYm-xD4A Los Angeles Times http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/politics/wire/sns-ap-us-blackwater,1,439751.story%3Fcoll%3Dsns-ap-politics-headlines&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNERi64B3v4SBOFGtMIDUetrjOX5uQ Sep 17, 2007 81837 109697 refurbish It is not just the clawing greed of painstaking claims for such minor items as tampons, barbecue sets and bathrobes, but also the egregious way some have transferred allowances from one second property to another - enabling them to refurbish homes...
  • Tony Cunningham in News & Star
    Workington MP Mr Cunningham said: "This was a once-in-a-generation opportunity to get a new school in Workington and rebuild and refurbish others. It is a tragedy it will not happen. Children only get one chance and do not get an opportunity to come...

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