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Ground

A customary unit of area approximately equivalent to 203 square meters. It is used in real estate transactions in some parts of India.
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Ledeen was rewarded for his work; during the early years of the Reagan administration, when the Iran-contra operations were just getting off the ground, Ledeen served as then-Secretary of State Al Haig's agent in Italy, where he played a significant role in both manufacturing and disseminating the now-discredited "Bulgarian plot" theory about the attempt on the life of the pope.
That was back in the 1960s when America's space program was just getting off the ground.
scientific drilling program, however, has stalled in recent years, and the fledgling Canadian drilling program is just getting off the ground.
A year on, 100 supporters gathered in Birmingham to celebrate the scheme's achievements with 20 funded projects getting off the ground in the first 12 months.
She added: "The domestic economy is in a zero-sum game scenario, with almost as many companies getting off the ground as there are collapsing, and consumer demand remains stagnant.
But it now appears that the famous movie will take some time in getting off the ground.
The program is getting off the ground through the efforts of Michael Williams, dean of Touro's Graduate School of Business, and Esther Muller, an adjunct professor at Touro's business school, who will serve as the program's director.
CLEVELAND Police's new Air Operations Unit was officially getting off the ground today.
It was never close to getting off the ground until the summer of 2004, when the cameras finally rolled - without Duvall or Rossellini.
According to its members, the current set-up provides lots of assistance to businesses getting off the ground but fails to fully support businesses that have been trading for more than five years.
But yesterday Keith Brooks, chief executive of TBI, which owns several airports around the world, said he remained unconvinced by the prospects of the project ever getting off the ground.
The idea went through many iterations while never getting off the ground.