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lost ground

Soil which runs from outside to within an excavation, as around or through sheeting, or as a boil on the bottom.
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This allowed the sail to spill the wind, which was equivalent to taking off so much driving power, and of course I lost ground.
I know not whether the fiend possessed the same advantages, but I found that, as before I had daily lost ground in the pursuit, I now gained on him, so much so that when I first saw the ocean he was but one day's journey in advance, and I hoped to intercept him before he should reach the beach.
Copper closed higher on Wednesday, clawing back some lost ground after five straight days of decline as expectations that buoyant demand would outstrip supply in the longer term tempted some buyers back to the market.
Summary: The Tunisian dinar has again lost ground against the euro, from 2.
s main opposition Labour Party lost ground in regional and local elections, especially in Scotland.
Oil prices lost ground, after having rallied 10 percent on Friday.
RORY McILROY broke 70 on the PGA Tour for the first time this year but still lost ground on leader Morgan Hoffman at the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
Old Boys Division, Old Xaverians lost ground after they were surprisingly In the Second Division, Old Xaverians lost ground after they were surprisingly beaten 2-1 at home by an improving Quarry Bank which allowed Liobians to steal one point ahead at the top of the table as a result of a comprehensive 6-0 triumph at third-from-bottom Kingsford.
LONDON'S leading index lost ground yesterday, ending the trading session down 104 points at 6483.
Shares lost ground sharply in New York on Tuesday on growing pessimism about the outlook for corporate earnings.
In last week's fixtures, Ormesby I lost ground when they were beaten 6-4 by the club's H team with Mike McMahon and Calum White winning two sets each.
Bulgaria's main adversaries in the qualifying cycle for Euro 2012 have also lost ground, with England falling one place to eighth and Switzerland down six to 26.