pound down

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w>pound down

vt sep earth, rocksfeststampfen; to pound something down to a powderetw pulverisieren
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Snagsby, "if a person was to say to me, "Snagsby, here's twenty thousand pound down, ready for you in the Bank of England if you'll only name one of 'em,' I couldn't do it, sir
Pound down as rates rise THE pound plunged on Thursday, sending the FTSE 100 near record highs, as investors expressed disappointment in the messaging around the Bank of England's first interest rate hike in a decade.
The news sent the euro soaring, knocking the pound down 1.
300 per ounce, but it noted that the Bank of England maintained the Sterling interest rate unchanged which kept the euro and the Pound down, and in the meantime pushed the US dollar higher.
Fears that a Brexit might become a reality when the referendum is held June 23 have pushed the pound down 6 percent from the start of the year.
So far in 2016, fears of a British exit from the EU have pushed the pound down by over 4% against the US dollar, which analysts expect to continue to direct sentiment until the vote in June.
It is not like you have found a pound down the back of the couch, they will think Liverpool is not as poverty-stricken as they make out.
Four Seasons, who still have the car, sold it to a client in Turkey and took 118,000 pound down payment, two weeks before it was seized.
The central bank, which pushed the pound down in a large intervention on Feb.
The US dollar gained strength as oil prices dropped, with the pound down slightly to $1.
AS THE rain continues to pound down on us, dampening our spirits and soaking us to the skin, the temptation to jet off to warmer climates has never been so great.