John Bacon and Ken Willard, both of whom supported standards that water down
evolution and favor "intelligent design," won their primaries.
Dump a bucket of water down
the drain to refill the trap.
Everyday, Americans flush 6.8 billion gallons of water down
Rather than water down
our beliefs--the approach of the last 30-odd years--why not stand up, rejoice and sing the praises of Jesus loudly and clearly?
Historic Old Pulteney distillery in Wick pours millions of litres of hot water down
the drain each year.
Pour indicates a flow, either literally ('He poured the water down
the drain') or figuratively ('The rioters poured through the streets')" (Bryson).
Nevertheless, believing that it would be wrong to water down
their Christian message and that their God-given, constitutionally protected rights supersede school district policy, the Bible Club students went ahead with the project.
Meaning of course, it is more virtuous to water down
our kids' faith than to defend it and perhaps in so doing, offend someone w ho disagrees with it.
13) Nothing in the procurement process requires the contracting officer to water down
the specs to increase competition.
"We felt that by having a specialty in terms of product, in order to create growth, we had to diversify geographically, and we didn't want to water down
our specialization," Knudsen says.