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TO BUY. To purchase. Vide Sale.

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Job opportunities index climbed to 89.19 percent from 88.97 percent, and the buying time condition of durable goods was up to 101.24 percent from 98.27 percent.
The possible merger of Delta with Northwest would be much better, since NW is just buying time before it falls apart.
He took the snap, the players started running crazily around, and Doug, calmly (as we recall) circled back a little, buying time and waiting for a receiver to get open, let fly.
Closing schools, restricting travel, and imposing other "social-distancing" measures being considered would slow the outbreak, potentially buying time for scientists to tailor a vaccine that has maximum efficacy against the pandemic strain, the researchers predict.
An interfaith group founded this spring to be a "community of people of faith who want to build a more just and compassionate nation" is buying time on Arabic-language satellite television for a 30-second spot that apologizes to Muslims for the "sinful and systemic abuses" committed at Abu Ghraib prison.
US officials condemned the Tehran action and said it could be aimed at buying time to cover up undeclared nuclear activities.