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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of downsize.

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  • Gordon calculated, about 10 million workers would have been freed -- none dare call it "downsized" -- to do something more valuable in the economy (which almost anything other than implementing a wasteful strategy would be), realizing a possible "corporate bureaucratic dividend" of some half a trillion dollars.

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  • For more than 40,000 lives lost in downsized automobiles because of CAFE standards,

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  • "What happens for many people when they're downsized is they drop out for awhile," Rosenberg says.

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  • From what I understand, the key chain downsized the images to save space, any image you have will be small anyway.

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  • The amounts are a little strange because it was downsized from a 25 cuke original recipe.

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  • Avenue Q "downsized" - moving from its Broadway home of six years (the Golden), to Off-Broadway's New World Stages - it lost 306 seats, some of its ticket price, and … that's about it.

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  • And more and more people who used to be in big structural bureaucracies are finding themselves downsized, which is a cruel way of saying you're middle-aged and out of work.

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  • Apart from the crisp sampling (which recalls a downsized CHEMICAL BROTHERS at best) and the frantic, but polished "new rock" assault (like ARCTIC MONKEYS) that occupies the second half, the James Righton's song wouldn't be a highlight for many people.

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  • that's the best time to send the thank you note i sent one printed on vellum years ago when i was "downsized" - they doubled my severance afterward.

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  • The main protagonists are again historian Daniel Kind who, with his media-darling girlfriend Miranda, have "downsized" to a life in the Lakes; and Detective Chief Inspector Hannah Scarlett, whose increasingly unsympathetic partner Marc owns a local bookshop-cafe.

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