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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An hour later the form of Janette Harford, invisible in the darkness and spray, was torn from my grasp by the cruel vortex of the sinking ship, and I fainted in the cordage of the floating mast to which I had lashed myself.
And how many things that he wouldn't lose for the world will he have to give up before he is thirty, I reflected sententiously,--give up at last, maybe, with a stony indifference, as men on a sinking ship take no thought of the gold and specie in the hold.
You thought that I was ruined, and you scudded like rats from a sinking ship.
They know the sinking ship and leave her, no one knows how or whither.
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.