Pump

  • 161 pump someone up — pump (someone) up to make someone very interested or enthusiastic. Our coach talks with every team member before a game, offering advice and trying to pump them up. Taylor s band came out and pumped up the crowd …

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  • 162 pump bullets into someone — or pump someone full of lead informal to shoot someone many times with a gun …

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  • 163 pump someone full of lead — pump bullets into someone or pump someone full of lead informal to shoot someone many times with a gun …

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  • 164 pump iron — ► pump iron informal exercise with weights. Main Entry: ↑pump …

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  • 165 pump someone full of something — informal phrase to put a lot of a substance, especially a drug, into someone’s body He had been pumped full of sedatives. Thesaurus: to take, prescribe or administer a medicinehyponym Main entry: pump …

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  • 166 pump somebody's stomach — pump sb s ˈstomach idiom to remove the contents of sb s stomach using a pump, because they have swallowed sth harmful Main entry: ↑pumpidiom …

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  • 167 pump something into somebody — ˌpump sth ˈinto sb derived to force a lot of sth into sb • It s difficult to pump facts and figures into tired students. Main entry: ↑pumpderived …

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  • 168 pump something into something — ˌpump sth ˈinto sth | ˌpump sth ˈin derived to put a lot of money into sth • He pumped all his savings into the business. Main entry: ↑pumpderived …

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  • 169 pump something in — ˌpump sth ˈinto sth | ˌpump sth ˈin derived to put a lot of money into sth • He pumped all his savings into the business. Main entry: ↑pumpderived …

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  • 170 pump something out — ˌpump sthˈout derived (informal) to produce sth in large amounts • loudspeakers pumping out rock music • Our cars pump out thousands of tonnes of poisonous fumes every year. Main entry: ↑p …

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  • 171 Pump Girls — is a musical group composed by three girls, Brittany Rausch (born 1987), Sarah Ann Carey (born 1989), and Debbie Lemus (born 1989), all of whom have Type 1 diabetes. Nicole Shiley Kukuruda was a lead vocalist for the group for a certain time.… …

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  • 172 pump-action — /pump ak sheuhn/, adj. (of a shotgun or rifle) having an action that extracts the empty case, loads, and cocks the piece by means of a hand operated lever that slides backward and forward; slide action. [1910 15, Amer.] * * * …

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  • 173 Pump-Paß — Pump Paßm KreditausweisfürInhabervonBankkonten.1966ff …

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  • 174 pump-priming — pump .priming n [U] the process of trying to help a business, industry, or country to develop by giving it money …

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  • 175 pump up something — pump up (something) to make something appear to be bigger or more successful than it is. Opponents charged that the state treasurer pumped up the state s financial figures. We pumped the number of flights up to 500 in our report so everyone would …

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  • 176 pump priming — pump′ prim ing n. bus gov the spending of government funds in commercial enterprises as a means of stimulating the economy • Etymology: 1935–40 …

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  • 177 pump, centrifugal — Pump which produces fluid velocity and converts it to pressure head …

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  • 178 pump, screw — Pump having two interlocking screws rotating in a housing …

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  • 179 pump-action — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ denoting a repeating firearm in which a new round is brought into the breech by a slide action in line with the barrel …

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  • 180 pump priming — ☆ pump priming n. large expenditures by a government, designed to stimulate expenditures by private industry …

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