see-saw


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see-saw

verb alternate, swing, fluctuate, teeter, oscillate, go from one extreme to the other The stock-market see-sawed up and down.
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Thankfully, I spotted the see-saw and realised it would be perfect to occupy them both.
If you have two people on a see-saw but one is heavier than the other, then the heavy person gets stuck down low and the light person gets stuck up high.
It is a continuation of a see-saw stock performance, as Beasley shares one month ago were at $4.21 and falling.
Summary: Rajasthan and Chattisgarh states have gone to the Congress, while it's a see-saw in Madhya Pradesh.
There were swings, shuggy boats, a teapot lid, a see-saw and a sand pit, tennis courts and lovely flower beds.
Karachi -- The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) landed in the green on Wednesday after a see-saw session with the benchmark KSE-100 index gaining 279 points to close at 43,508 points.
? Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by three wickets in a see-saw Group B game to set up a Champions Trophy semi-final with hosts England in Cardiff tomorrow.
Second seed Karolina Pliskova survived a see-saw encounter against unheralded Russian Ekaterina Alexandrova 6-2 4-6 6-3 on Thursday to reach the third round of the French Open for the first time.
Dragged to a see-saw game by a weakened enemy that was supposed to fold up early, San Miguel Beer gutted out a character-setting comeback for a win that represented more than the team's pride.
Commenting on the see-saw trade these days, some experts said that tug-of-war is persisted among buyers and sellers over the prices.
Karachi -- Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) on Tuesday witnessed a see-saw ride ended with the index posting a 92-point gain, as an uptick in global crude oil prices and results announcements kept investors interested.
In a see-saw final period, Sheridan sank a threepointer followed by Ebose, who finished on 14.