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


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  • The dogs, indeed, would caper about, and bark round the opposing parties in a way that was at least inspiriting; but my Sandy Tom brandished his tail and took flying leaps upon no principle whatever; and as to Fatima's tortoise, it never budged from the beginning of the conflict to the end.

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  • But once Mrs. O’Connor slips on that black robe, she cannot be budged from the bench.


  • And workers 'wages barely budged, meaning consumers will probably stay somewhat cautious in the months ahead.

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  • For Cowen, the central economic reality of the past three decades is that median household incomes have barely budged, even after adjusting for inflation and other factors.

    Much of nation's recent growth may have been a mirage

  • By contrast, the NFIB index has barely budged off its lows, suggesting that the small-business sector is holding the economy back.

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  • Outside food and gas purchases, prices for finished goods barely budged last year.

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  • But bankers and analysts note that yields on five-year and 10-year Treasury notes, the interest-rate benchmarks for most corporate and emerging market bonds, have barely budged.

    'Junk' Bonds Find Demand as Safe Harbor

  • Even the euro's recent plunge, a move that in the past would have prompted investors to buy the yen as an alternative, has barely budged the currency.

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  • The euro, despite marked weakness versus the dollar and pound in recent days, hasn't budged against the Swiss franc.

    Tarnishing the Swiss Brand

  • Gold also barely budged last week, declining $5.60 per troy ounce to $1415.90.

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