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An agreement between two parties whereby one party allows the other to use his/her property for a certain period of time in exchange for a periodic fee. The property covered in a lease is usually real estate or equipment such as an automobile or machinery. There are two main kinds of leases. A capital lease is long-term and ownership of the asset transfers to the lessee at the end of the lease. An operating lease, on the other hand, is short-term and the lessor retains all rights of ownership at all times.


To rent out.

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I imagine that if I were a man I would be able to construct entire meals from whatever I had unintentionally let fall into my whiskers over the course of a week.
Almost every sane person in the land these days wishes he or she could fly a Lancaster over Brussels and Strasbourg and let fall a couple of VILLAIN particularly hot incendiaries.
Mitchell's reading of "The Old Cumberland Beggar" in terms of its curious chains of such "parasitings" (the birds feed from the crumbs that the beggar's palsied hands let fall, the beggar feeds from the charity of the villagers, etc.
And unfortunately for the detective, the man he let fall to his near-death wakes up from his coma.
BDI called on Albanians to keep their calm and not let fall prey to provocation and scenarios undermining Macedonia's EU integration and tainting the image of Albanians in all countries where they live.
Wright does present a lot of common sense ideas in his latest book--at one point he reveals that "a detailed internal position description helps match candidate skills during interviews"--but the tips can point out things we easily let fall to the wayside when we're being lazy.
The saint, also known as The Little Flower, was known to have prophesied that she would be very active after her death, saying: "I'll let fall a shower of roses on the earth when I'm in heaven.
Aa This tired, morally bankrupt American mantra essentially argues that only the rich, the strong, the oppressors and the enforcers of injustice (notably the Americans and the Israelis) have the right to use violence, while the poor, the weak, the oppressed and the victims of injustice must renounce violence, submit to their fate and accept whatever crumbs their betters may magnanimously deign suitable to let fall from their table -- a principle dear to the hearts and minds of those who are happy with the status quo but not one likely to win hearts and minds among those who are not or, indeed, anyone who believes that justice should be pursued and injustice resisted.
In times of financial struggle, some of the first things that people let fall by the wayside are car payments and car insurance payments.
Its revitalization and sustainability will not only secure greater tax revenues, but it will move the perception of our town and revitalize a downtown area that is too good to let fall to the wayside.