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MGROVER has been sold down the river by poor management and bad trade unionism.
The soul of Miami has been sold down the river,'' city manager Cesar Odio told the Miami Herald after an emotional meeting in 1994, when the Orange Bowl Committee officially voted to move the game from the stadium that bears its name.
This is a '90s version of Burton's Anatomy of Melancholy: Smith and White are fascinated by peculiarly American versions of failure, of utopian dreams sold down the river of compromise and capitalism.
I wonder this: Are these people the only ones to see that the working people of this country are being sold down the river by this Labour Government?
Just as well told was Lachlan Goudie's story of shipyard painter Stanley Spencer, whose work depicted a once proud Scottish industry, sold down the river by various governments - a criminal act of another sort altogether.
These aren't the wealthy Tories he blames for all the nation's ills, they are everyday working people who found themselves sold down the river by a Labour government they probably helped to elect, many potentially his own constituents.
The fat cats will lick up the cream While we're sold down the river again They tell us we'll all be winners If we permit them to bore They tell us gas will be cheaper Now where have we heard that before?
We are currently seeing our high streets sold down the river.
Haldanes says it was sold down the river by The Co-op.
Dixon told the Racing Post that horsemen had been sold down the river, adding: "It's a joke when racecourses are getting increased revenue, and in two years' time they will be getting obscene amounts through picture rights.
As a small shareholder in Lloyds I feel sold down the river by the Government fixing up a merger with HBOS.