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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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Leader of the Welsh Liberal Democrats Kirsty Williams warned the First Minister yesterday that he was "in danger of dividing the Yes campaign before it even gets off the ground."
MIKE DE KOCK'S latest bid to add a Royal Ascot victory to his record of international triumphs gets off the ground at Windsor tonight when J J The Jet Plane makes his European debut.
He said: "I've got a lot of catching up to do as I've had a hard time of it of late but I've been practising hard and hope Telford is where my season gets off the ground. I need to start winning."
The launch of a long-haul low-fare which is on Michael O'Leary's radar, whether it gets off the ground is very much dependent on finding cheap aircraft.
HCW partner Ken Bartlett said: "This project is important for the economy of Wyre Forest because if it gets off the ground the centre will be a magnet for both tourists and students."
Misinformation and disinformarion are threatening to disrupt the progress of the UK biofuels industry even before it gets off the ground according to Home-Grown Cereals Authority (HGCA).
SIR - I was dismayed to read of the possibility of a re-make of The Dam Busters film (Western Mail, May 8) and I hope that this project never gets off the ground. Another portrayal of this death and destruction event is not needed and further glorification would be an insult to the 53 brave airmen who were sent to their almost certain deaths during the bombing raid.
Thankfully, they were given chocolate so we didn't have to cope with the unedifying sight of little Nicky from the Street being devoured by a former member of the Blair family inner sanctum before his political career gets off the ground.
Even industries abroad are hoping the FCTC gets off the ground. The railroad would connect a web of freight railways in Mercosur, a trade bloc comprised of Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay and Venezuela, giving exporters everything from beef to chemicals, shoes and rubber easier access to Chilean ports, says Tecnicagua's Carlos de Jong, an FCTC project director.
The Commercial Space Launch Amendments Act, signed into law in December 2004, "starts to touch on these issues of liability, but we may need to revisit these issues as the industry gets off the ground, and we will have to think more about how interlocking regulations and schemes fit together," he said.
But state laws regarding dispensing of beverage alcohol may make this a target before it gets off the ground, so check it out for yourselves at www.awolmachine.com.
"If this gets off the ground, hopefully it will help pave the way for a better understanding of the vital work emergency services do.