the bottom of the pile

the bottom of the pile

The worst or lowest position in a group. As far as our government is concerned, kids born into poverty are just at the bottom of the pile, perpetually ignored.
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But you have to put it into perspective because teams like Celtic and Anderlecht are at the bottom of the pile in Europe.
And while those with the money employ us, they cannot operate without those at the bottom of the pile.
BAYERN Munich maintained an eight-point advantage at the top of the Bundesliga while sending Stuttgart to the bottom of the pile with a 2-0 win at the Mercedes-Benz Arena.
The Staggies actually dropped to the bottom of the pile after St Mirren won but boss gaffer Jim McIntyre said: "The only result we could affect was our own so we'll take the positives from it.
I'M NOT surprised that Keep Wales Tidy has put Bridgend Borough Council at the bottom of the pile for street cleaning.
Just another attempt by the government to save a few million by piling pressure on those at the bottom of the pile and yet they refuse to take any responsibility for rising poverty and inequality.
According to the IMF, The Bahamas already had the highest level of non-performing loans in its banking system in 2010, and these climbed consistently each year between 2010 and 2013, keeping The Bahamas at the bottom of the pile among the comparison countries for credit quality.
But tonight she goes straight to the bottom of the pile when she betrays the three little pigs.
And while everyone appreciates the need to cut the welfare bill and balance the books at a time of bank bailouts it seems that once again it is those at the bottom of the pile who are suffering the most.
A point each means Wolves remain in 19th place in the table with West Ham below them at the bottom of the pile.
Last week's 1-0 win over Tottenham dragged the Hammers off the foot of the table but victories for Everton and Wigan meant Grant's side dropped to the bottom of the pile despite a creditable 1-1 draw with unbeaten Fulham.
M2-guy whirled around and cut loose 30 tracers, starting at the bottom of the pile and rising toward Dad
Llandudno, however drop to the bottom of the pile and remain the only side in the division still to claim a solitary point.
Al Salam Bank - Sudan sank to the bottom of the pile, closing down 12.
I REALLY do believe the Budget last year was intended to help the people who needed it at the bottom of the pile.