pound down


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pound down

To strike downward (on something) repeatedly and forcefully. A noun or pronoun can be used between "pound" and "down." We need to pound these stakes down with something heavy so the tent doesn't get blown away in the wind. He went around with a sledgehammer, pounding down the bumps and bends in the sheet of metal.
See also: down, pound

pound something down

to hammer, flatten, or batter something. Please pound that nail down so that no one gets hurt on it. Yes, please pound down that nail!
See also: down, pound
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Last week, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney (http://www.ibtimes.com/bank-england-brexit-could-reduce-growth-send-uk-pound-down-sharply-governor-mark-2367909) cautioned that a Brexit vote could threaten a recession and send the pound down "sharply" in what was the most dire-sounding warning over the referendum to come from Britain's central bank.
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.
But growing fears that Britain will be stripped of its gold-plated AAA rating pushed the pound down against the euro to 1.17, but sterling moved up against the US dollar to 1.58.
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 $1.61.
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.
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A fresh surge in the value of the dollar early yesterday drove the pound down to EUR1.833, its lowest since July, 2006.
And that cuts the cost from around four dollars per pound down to around two dollars per pound." Additionally, because ADA's akageneite particles are on the nanoscale, they can be dispersed far more efficiently in water undergoing treatment.
Put just one pound down and thanks to a new free seven-day insurance scheme you can drive away immediately in a comfortable new car.
In the short run, we will be unable to get our interest rates and the sky-high value of the pound down to reasonable levels.
"Black women need to pound down the doors every week.
Additionally, both the Trump administration and China are turning up the rhetoric with the latter using the state run press to assert the trade war would "never bring China down." In the UK, talks have broken down, knocking the pound down to fresh trend lows.
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.
Higher-than-expected inflation figures were unable to stop sterling from taking a tumble, with the pound down 0.9% against the dollar at $US1.312.