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negative equity

the state of holding a property the value of which is less than the amount of mortgage still unpaid
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But the creatures led their captives away from the rocks and the road, down the hill by a side path until they came before a low mountain of rock that looked like a huge bowl turned upside down.
Alec meanwhile had apparently taken Aunt Plenty at her word, and was turning the house upside down.
There was an old barrel there, upside down, one side resting on a block of wood.
In both cases the conditions of agriculture are firmly established; but among us now, when everything has been turned upside down and is only just taking shape, the question what form these conditions will take is the one question of importance in Russia," thought Levin.
Presently she would go and do things among the beehives; and after that, if that brought no solace, she would go in and turn the house upside down and get dusty and tired.
We fixed it, not exactly upside down - more sideways like - and we tied it up to the mast with the painter, which we cut off for the purpose.
A McDonald's franchise in California has already turned their iconic golden arches upside down in recognition of international Women's Day.
He developed the almost unknown discipline in the circus world called Upside Down Walk which he has performed around the world.
What OnePlus may have meant is that the effect is a natural consequence of having put the display panel upside down, which is also an intentional design, not an accident.
Gender, Culture and Politics in England, 1560-1640: Turning the World Upside Down
99) tells of a young girl whose life is turned upside down when she loses her mother and her father sends her to school for the first time - a school where you have to wear certain clothes and behave in certain ways.