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lay down the marker

To set an authoritative example or standard for others to follow. By intervening in this conflict, our country shall lay down the marker that terrorism cannot and will not go unpunished in any corner of the Earth. Her breakthrough research laid down the marker for geneticists for decades to come.
See also: down, lay, marker

put down a marker

To publicly demonstrate to others what one is capable of or intends to do. The president was quick to put down a marker about his plans regarding a tax overhaul for middle-class workers. This opening match is a chance to put down a marker within the league.
See also: down, marker, put

put down a marker

COMMON If you put down a marker, you do something that shows people what you are capable of, or what you intend to do in the future. Bates has certainly put down a marker of intent in his ambitions for the title. Note: Verbs such as set and lay can be used instead of put. St Mel's, winners of more titles than any other team, have set down a marker for those who might hope to beat them later in the season.
See also: down, marker, put

marker

n. a personal promissory note; an IOU. Bart signed a marker for $3,000 and handed it to Sam.
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As per the Fact.MR study, the adoption of fiducial markers for prostate cancer have been witnessing a persistent increase, driven by their ability in terms of seamless target precision.
'Historical markers are installed by the National Historical Commission of the Philippines in the Philippines and places abroad that signify important events, persons, structures, and institutions in the Philippine national and local histories.
Ibaloy is the third Cordillera language to have a marker. A Bantayog-Wika for the Tuwali language of Ifugao now stands at the Ifugao State University in Lamut town while a marker for the Ikalinga language of the Kalingas was put up at the Kalinga State University in Tabuk City.
The interim prime minister said that Marker was a seasoned diplomat with globally acknowledged acumen and would always be remembered for his profound role in strengthening relations with other countries.
The prime minister termed Jamsheed Marker a legend and an outstanding diplomat who always stood as a true Pakistani while presenting the countrys case at the international fora.
The Prime Minister unveiled a plaque of the Jamsheed Marker Hall at the event which was organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to pay tribute to ambassador Jamshed Marker who passed away recently in Karachi at the age of 95.
Objective: To determine frequency of different types of leukemias and aberrant CD markers expression on these types.
Jamsheed Marker was born on Nov 24, 1922 in Hyderabad Deccan and was educated at the prestigious Doon School in Dehradun, India, and Forman Christian College, Lahore.
Marker, born in 1922 to a Parsi family with ties to Pakistan's shipping and pharmaceutical business, attended The Doon School in India's Uttarakhand state for his early education.
To investigate the impact of protein on staining of EVs by the generic markers, protein was removed using SEC before generic marker staining and compared with untreated samples.
In Total, 136 different microsatellite loci observed with the average of 11.33 bands per marker. The total number of polymorphic alleles detected were 99, with the average of 8.25 bands per marker.
The database's map allows visitors to identify individual markers through numerous search functions, view photographs of their locations, and read each marker's inscribed text.
Pick up and knit 1 additional stitch at the corner, place a marker dividing the underarm stitches from the armhole stitches, then pick up a predetermined number of stitches along the selvedge edge of the armhole from the bound-off stitches to the shoulder, then the same number of stitches along the other side.