sinking ship


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sinking ship

A mutual fund that has a substantial outflow of funds because of its weak investment performance.
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Speaking to ANI, Minister of State (MoS) for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Supriyo said, "Rahul Gandhi is the captain of a sinking ship.
They want our money otherwise Germany will have to cough up more to keep their sinking ship afloat.
Finally, a passenger vessel was sent out to rescue the people onboard the sinking ship.
If you look at it now, as to when I was there (2012-13), I was halfway through the phase of a sinking ship in a sense, if you talk how big the club is, and they are huge," he added.
Logic says if you wanted to save this sinking ship, you'd be on the phone, right now, asking me "Fred, how do we save the ship?
This time next week we might see this Boomtown Rat scurrying off the Remain sinking ship on to any passing do-gooder lifeboat.
Sinking Ship Entertainment announced the buyout of Picture Box Distribution, which was launched in 2001 with a focus on both kids and factual content, with offices in both Vancouver and Toronto.
Five passengers were rescued from the sinking ship while the bodies of the 15 who died were recovered from the water.
The four-piece are releasing, How to Steer a Sinking Ship.
Altafaaq said that when they were alerted about the sinking ship, the municipality immediately sent a team to the sea that found 400 diesel drums floating in the sea.
Of the Nelson's 10-person complement, only one survived: skipper Andrew Haganey, who witnessed the sinking ship pull down the still-attached lifeboat containing his wife, infant child, and crew of seven.
Also covered are such vital topics as how to store and use all the foods, tools, and other "calamity commodities"; how to perform those everyday tasks that keep you alive from cooking, washing the dishes, and clean clothes, to bathing, going to the bathroom, and keeping everything sanitary; how to fashion all kinds of household items in simple and useful ways; how to deal with disasters at home or at work, in a public building or while driving, in a plane crash or train wreck, on a sinking ship or in the vicinity of a shooter; how to deal with disasters without generators, weapons, and wilderness survival skills; and so much more.