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

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Examples

  • He has also earned at least $500,000 from his work for Veritas Capital, a private equity firm in New York that has grown into a defense industry powerhouse by buying contractors whose profits soared from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

    Silence is golden… as far as the media is concerned. « Mudpuddle

  • With the state trying to save energy through its efficiency standards, that incentive seemed increasingly perverse — especially after energy prices again soared after the second oil shock, in 1979.

    The California Experiment

  • Gross margin soared to 17.7% from 9.4% amid the price increases.

    Smurfit-Stone Profit Falls 4.4%

  • My traffic soared from the previous record of 19 to 78 unique visitors!

    March Traffic And Rankings

  • O'Neal soared from the weak side and snuffed the shot while taking a finger in the left eye from Butler.

    USATODAY.com

  • Between 2000 and 2008 our capital stock 'soared' - more than doubling from €228 billion to €477 billion; an increase of €255 billion.

    Notes On The Front

  • But one way or the other, there are no taxes for dividends paid into 401k plans, so the tax rate does not effect them. sstar - tax revenue has soared, that is how the war is being paid.

    Sound Politics: Jerry Zucker's "The Taxman"

  • The silver stag soared from the tip of Harry's wand and leaped toward the dementors, which fell back and melted into the dark shadows again.

    Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows

  • With Google shares rising, the cost of the $600 calls soared $9.20 to $22.80.

    Some Calls on Google:

  • Johnson committed American ground troops in 1965, draft calls soared from 100,000 in 1964 to 400,000 in 1966, enabling U.S. forces there to climb from 23,000 military advisers in 1964 to 543,000 troops by 1968.

    Archive 2004-07-01

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