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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. My consolation was that Demetrios was as often compelled to do the same thing.
You see your temper got the better of you; that's where you lost ground," says Mr.
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.
Earlier, trading began on a positive note but selling pressure gripped the bourse later as the rupee lost ground, pushing the index down by over 450 points in intraday trading.
European bourses have lost ground, with the Euro Stoxx falling 0.7%, the DAX down 0.9% and the CAC 0.5% weaker.
JS Global analyst Maaz Mulla said the KSE-100 index started on a positive note as the index hit an intra-day high of 577 points and lost ground soon afterwards on profit-taking, hitting an intra-day low of 304 points.
* Chelsea held by battling Everton 0-0 in the Premier League * The Blues lost ground on Liverpool at the top * Everton's Pickford made saves from Alonso and Morata * Alonso was denied by the post in the second half * Chelsea next visit Tottenham, Everton host Cardiff CHELSEA 0 EVERTON 0 London, Rabi'I 3, 1440, Nov 11, 2018, SPA -- Chelsea were held to a 0-0 draw at home by Everton on Sunday as they lost ground to fellow title-chasers Liverpool who won earlier in the day.
Once unbeatable BanKo-Perlas looks to recover lost ground as it collides with Iriga-Navy, which checked a six-game drought with a first victory against winless Adamson-Akari the last time out.
Meanwhile cotton prices continue to be under pressure and lost ground by Rs100 to Rs300 per maund on ready trading.
In the context of rising Treasury yields and a stronger US dollar, most emerging market currencies have lost ground in Q2 2018, especially those of countries like Turkey, with external vulnerability.
Notts County lost ground after they were held to a goalless draw by Newport County.
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.