thin down

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Related to thin down: stick out, push through, wreak havoc

w>thin down

vidünner werden; (person also)abnehmen, schlanker werden
vt sep paint, sauceverdünnen
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And wid that the widdy, she gits up from the sofy, and makes the swatest curthchy nor iver was seen; and thin down she sits like an angel; and thin, by the powers, it was that little spalpeen Mounseer Maiter-di-dauns that plumped his silf right down by the right side of her.
Yes, this is not a new story at St James' Park for the fans that have stuck with the club through thick and thin down the years.
TODAY'S match will be a real family affair for scores of Wrexham FC supporters who have avidly followed their team through thick and thin down the years.
95 which promises to thin down the "bulky and unflattering" gown in snaps.
While the use of this land for housing is correct and valid, they need to thin down this application to reduce its impact.
bigger and better blooms in the perennial border, thin down the number of shoots to half a dozen per plant of delphiniums, heleniums, lupins and phlox.
Add more water to thin down the curry sauce if required.
We'll keep all the plants that are working well but thin down or, in some cases, ban bullies such as Chamerion angustifolium, known by us all as willowherb.
If war starts now, I am sure the attendance of this school will thin down.
They've come through a huge, huge financial crisis, and they had to thin down, and they probably are not thinking about development," he said.
The NBA worries that some breeders are selling off perfectly good productive cows either to maintain cash flow or to thin down their beef herd, which might still be struggling to produce positive margins.