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flatline

in. to die. (From the flatness of the line on an EEG monitor when the heart stops.) It appeared that the patient flatlined during the night.
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In the meantime, we now think the ECB is likely to trim official interest rates in response to the flatlining economy.
think I might embody flatlining "That wasn't the original plan.
IT'S been a dismal festive period, with Aston Villa's flatlining performance against Spurs the final nail in the coffin for any hopes Mrs Spreads had of getting stuck into the January sales.
Both provide a vital lifeline for those trying to juggle a toxic mix of increasing living costs and flatlining salaries.
It's time they took urgent action to help people on middle and low incomes and kick-start our flatlining economy.
Today's figures show that underlying growth remains weak and that our economy is only just back to the same size as a year ago - 12 months of damaging flatlining which has seen borrowing rise in the first half of this year.
At the moment the Coalition Government is producing a flatlining economy.
The UK's economy has been flatlining over the past year, amid falling consumer spending.
Well below the UK average, which tends to hover around the 20% mark, the Lib Dems are flatlining in Wales - and could be set for a miserable general election.
fell victim to the flatlining economy late last year.
By slashing taxes and increasing public spending, they are betting the house on saving the economy from flatlining.
The price of a loaf of Kingsmill white bread has actually fallen in the past five weeks, from 99p to 93P on average--20p less than Hovis--while Warburtons is flatlining at a quid.
Even Mom (a flatlining Julia Stiles) knows that Damien is ``strange .
Says an intern engineer in Oregon, "Intel has been flatlining for a while due to the stagnation of the processor industry.
8% may look good in the statistics column but for many people it means little when they are still struggling with flatlining or falling wages and rising living costs.