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He was still going round and round, but very slowly: his pace was fast slackening to a walk.
Taking a simplistic look at St Helens' 46-22 win over Bradford last Friday, you'd say it was a simple case of us having the game in the bag about an hour in, when we were 40-0 up, then slackening off in the latter stages.
Although United boss Sir Alex Ferguson insisted there would be no slackening off even though the title was won a fortnight ago, it was hard not to notice a slackening in attitude from the hosts.
And although United boss Sir Alex Ferguson insisted there would be no slackening off by the Champions, even though the title was won a fortnight ago, it was hard not to notice a slackening in attitude from the hosts.
Summary: BEIJING - China's central bank cut benchmark interest rates by 25 basis points on Thursday in a surprise move to shore up slackening economic growth, its first rate cut since the depths of the 2008/09 financial crisis.
Papacostas was responding to opposition criticism that the National Guard was facing a slackening off and disorganisation in light of the theft of some 170 kilos of plastic explosives from an army depot in Limassol and a missing anti-tank rocket propelled grenade from a camp near Nicosia.
However, slackening global demand remains a major concern for the community, a Confederation of Indian Industry ( CII) survey said.
Summary: The stellar rate of growth at online fashion retailer ASOS appears to be slackening off despite virtually doubling annual profits.
TRANSPORT group Arriva yesterday warned that slackening growth at their CrossCountry rail franchise would dent first-half results.
Online fashion retailer ASOS has shown signs that its stellar rate of growth is slackening off despite virtually doubling annual profits.
NORTH-EAST-BASED transport group Arriva today warned that slackening growth at its CrossCountry rail franchise would dent first-half results.
According to the World Bank, slackening in the rate of economic growth will be more serious in 2008 than expected.