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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He added: "Students are at the bottom of the pile as most people are looking for someone who will take a full year's lease, which would mean students have to pay for the summer months as well.
The Boro tried in vain to get back into the match with Angus going close with a header, but the home side hung on to leave Nuneaton still battling at the bottom of the pile.
City's title built on a that pushed bottom of Simon Despite a horde of individual talent, the club's title triumph was built on a camaraderie that pushed egos to the bottom of the pile. For instance, for all the wonderful goals Sergio Aguero put away last season, rarely did he earn more praise from the manager than when he passed the ball to Gabriel Jesus against Liverpool with an empty net gaping.
Switzerland come in last place overall, with research showing it came out at the bottom of the pile in terms of paternity leave, childcare fees and cost of living.
But you have to put it into perspective because teams like Celtic and Anderlecht are at the bottom of the pile in Europe.
Remember, it is the worker at the bottom of the pile who keeps our city and the economy going.
e intention to continue unabated with further cuts will hurt the people at the bottom of the pile and the claims made that they have been instrumental to some recovery is open to doubt.
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.