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.
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.
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.
New Delhi, July 29 ( ANI ): m dmi Party (P) leader, Yogendra Yadav on Tuesday, questioned the timing Ajay Singh Yadav's decision to resign as power minister from the Bhupinder Singh Hooda government in Haryana, and also poked fun at the Hooda government calling it a sinking ship.
The crew members face criminal charges, including "homicide through willful negligence", for abandoning the sinking ship before the passengers, who survivors and prosecutors said were repeatedly told to stay on the ferry and were trapped as it sank just off the southwestern tip of South Korea on April 16.
While they sit and toast their wealth They failed to hear the cries for help But rats are always first to flee A sinking ship lost out at sea.
From the moment the passengers boarded the luxury cruise liner right through to the realisation that they were on a sinking ship, this documentary pieces together real-life footage captured by those aboard the fateful final journey.
Rats may leave a sinking ship but on this vessel every performer with an equity card is trying to get on.