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  • "We loan money, and take objects of value as collateral," he tells the kid.   (source)
    collateral = something of value that can be pledged for the repayment of a loan
  • The work brought him modest honoraria and offerings, enough to allow him to pay his bills and buy a $150 used DeSoto, finally replacing the car that he'd lost as loan collateral.   (source)
    collateral = something of value pledged for the repayment of a loan
  • "I didn't say we should back it," Mama said, "but we're just about the only family with any collateral at all."   (source)
    collateral = something of value that can be pledged for the repayment of a loan
  • His money gone, Louie had to tap a friend for a $1,000 loan, staking his Chevy convertible as collateral.   (source)
    collateral = something of value pledged for the repayment of a loan
  • The bank wouldn't lend them money because they didn't have anything to pledge as collateral.
    collateral = something of value that can be taken to repay a loan if it is not paid
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  • In addition to the fingerprints, there was other collateral evidence.
  • ...of any collateral or remote branch of your ladyship's family?   (source)
    collateral = connected in some way, but less important
  • I had ninety pounds a year (exclusive of my house-rent and sundry collateral matters) from my aunt.   (source)
    collateral = accompanying -- though less important
  • He is liable for direct damage both to your chimneys and any collateral damage caused by fall of bricks into garden, etc.   (source)
    collateral = accompanying or connected in some way, but less important
  • But as you and Frank have made a little money, I know you'll never be driven to me again with any interesting propositions of loans and collaterals.†   (source)
  • But Helen's laugh rang true, as she raised a soapy hand to heaven and swore that never, nowhere and nohow, would she again fall in love with any of the Wilcox family, down to its remotest collaterals.†   (source)
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  • There will be collateral damage, injuries and deaths we can't avoid, as Maven put it.†   (source)
  • More like me are coming, and I can guarantee the collateral damage they do will make what I did to your friend seem downright charitable.†   (source)
  • Which led to all the collateral damage …. which made her feel like Godzilla.†   (source)
  • At the time, I was told that there had been so much devastation in the city that they didn't want any more collateral damage.†   (source)
  • Should we send a drone to kill him, considering the likelihood of moderate collateral damage?†   (source)
  • C#58 CHAPTER 58 The coyly nicknamed explosive Key4 had been developed by Special Forces specifically for opening locked doors with minimal collateral damage.†   (source)
  • That was his claim, at the time—now I think he probably felt the collateral damage was worth the end result.†   (source)
  • Paula Many of the refugees in Clarkston had been displaced by events far removed from their immediate lives—the decision of some despot hundreds of miles away to clear a region of a particular ethnic or political group in order to seize its resources, or the sudden appearance of soldiers in a village, fighting for a remote cause with no concern for collateral damage.†   (source)
  • Collateral damage, Rafa had said.†   (source)
  • It would be impossible to target one without causing collateral damage in the crowds of tourists.†   (source)
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  • In the military, bombings are "clean surgical strikes" and civilian deaths are "collateral damage."†   (source)
  • It should be enough time to ensure minimal collateral damage.†   (source)
  • To call them 'collateral damage' and not even try to count the numbers of the dead.†   (source)
  • Collateral Damage got me through a devastating breakup senior year of college.†   (source)
  • Sully's attack on CO Smythe had just been collateral damage, meant to shake up the staffing on our tier so that part two of the plan could be carried out.†   (source)
  • Loss of life from collateral damage could reach into the hundreds of thou-sands if full-scale riots break out after this goes down tomorrow.†   (source)
  • Collateral damage, he thought.†   (source)
  • The possibility for collateral damage was high, and the possibility of finding identifiable remains after that kind of destruction was low.†   (source)
  • Ultimately the answers to these questions will be marketing decisions, but decisions that could have social side effects, or, in Pentagonese, collateral damage.†   (source)
  • But no collateral damage.†   (source)
  • They risked bombing from low altitude to try to minimize collateral damage.
    collateral damage = unintended
  • Because of the fear of collateral damage, command and the pilots were reluctant to use bombs.†   (source)
  • This was part of the strategy for limiting the amount of collateral damage in the city.†   (source)
  • Collateral damage, the unavoidable fallout from his and Celine's admittedly distant relationship.†   (source)
  • Sometimes there's collateral damage— Did you just call your own brother collateral damage?†   (source)
  • Collateral damage is a part of what we do to achieve justice.†   (source)
  • "Collateral damage," intoned Fareed Barakat gravely.†   (source)
  • Adam, do you see Collateral Damage as having a single narrative?†   (source)
  • In that context the collateral damage was pretty damn small.†   (source)
  • Did you just call your own brother collateral damage?†   (source)
  • The children that Kahlid equated with collateral damage in Iraq.†   (source)
  • "His Majesty doesn't like collateral damage.†   (source)
  • It's the guitar I used to record all of our stuff leading up to, and including, Collateral Damage.†   (source)
  • The angst-jest screed on Collateral Damage, critics called it.†   (source)
  • And you know how His Majesty feels about collateral damage.†   (source)
  • When I got back from the Collateral Damage tour, I almost quit the band.†   (source)
  • Like your lyrics, all those grisly images on Collateral Damage.†   (source)
  • Recording Collateral Damage was cathartic.†   (source)
  • Who does the 'collateral damage' refer to?" she asks, making air quotes.†   (source)
  • It's like Collateral Damage is the angriest album of the decade."†   (source)
  • She had not wanted their family to become collateral damage in a war that had no discernible fronts, no real shape, and no rules.†   (source)
  • Or we can worry about collateral damage, run into the woods, and leave the wights and their dogs to hunt us down one by one.†   (source)
  • Collateral damage.†   (source)
  • Unbidden, the image of Sebastian driving the knife into Luke came into her head, and the sound of face's familiar and beloved voice saying "collateral damage.†   (source)
  • Collateral damage should be manageable.†   (source)
  • Minimal collateral damage?†   (source)
  • Ryan sat alone under the steady gaze of the camera's red blinking light and the handiwork of collateral damage.†   (source)
  • Collateral damage.†   (source)
  • "Collateral damage," Ryan corrected.†   (source)
  • Your pictures come from high in the sky, where your collateral damage is safely hidden from the public eye.†   (source)
  • Beyond pointing out the obvious connection between the U.S. military bombing Iraq and the unfortunate collateral damage resulting from war, Kahlid had little to gain.†   (source)
  • If Kahlid hadn't accomplished his objective of changing America's mind by personalizing the collateral damage, he had succeeded in altering Ryan's mind.†   (source)
  • Welsh was collateral damage.†   (source)
  • Collateral damage.†   (source)
  • You know, everyone seems to attribute the harder sound to the fact that Gus Allen produced Collateral Damage.†   (source)
  • We race through the new album and then throw in some bones from Collateral Damage and before I know it, we're almost at the end of the set.†   (source)
  • Collateral Damage was written with Mia's blood on my hands, and that was the record that launched me.†   (source)
  • Within a year, Collateral Damage was on the Billboard charts and Shooting Star was on the cover of national magazines.†   (source)
  • Collateral Damage came out two years ago, and within a month of its release, the single "Animate" had broken onto the national charts and gone viral.†   (source)
  • Collateral Damage was due to come out in September, and the label planned a modest tour in the late fall, but Aldous had different ideas.†   (source)
  • Within four months, we were recording Collateral Damage, comprised of fifteen of the songs I'd written from the chasm of my childhood bedroom.†   (source)
  • And that had been the last I'd seen of Brooke until the crazy time after Collateral Damage went double platinum.†   (source)
  • And then comes Collateral Damage.†   (source)
  • Even during that two-week tour right on the heels of Collateral Damage's release, I could tell how much had changed just by how different everything sounded.†   (source)
  • Shooting Star kind of disappears and then Collateral Damage, I mean, the lyrics are just so full of pain and anger and betrayal at being left behind….†   (source)
  • Are you happy in your misery?
    Resting peaceful in desolation?
    It's the final tie that binds us
    The sole source of my consolation
    Mia's gone.†   (source)
  • Collateral Damage is your record.†   (source)
  • Some of the major labels that had been courting us in the fall had cooled on us, but a handful were still interested, and when we sent them the demos of the songs that would become Collateral Damage they went ballistic, and we were signed and in the studio with Gus before we knew it.†   (source)
  • Barrel of the gun, rounds one two three
    She says I have to pick: choose you, or choose me
    Metal to the temple, the explosion is deafening
    Lick the blood that covers me
    She's the last one standing
    After we leave the diner, I start to feel nervous.†   (source)
  • The boogeyman sleeps on your side of the bed
    Whispers in my ear: "Better off dead."
    Fills my dreams with sirens and lights of regret
    Kisses me gently when I wake up in a sweat
    I go with Mia to the ferry anyway.†   (source)
  • Someone wake me when it's over
    When the evening silence softens golden
    Just lay me on a bed of clover
    Oh, I need help with this burden
    When I get a grip over myself and calm down, my limbs feel like they're made of dead wood.†   (source)
  • Needle and thread, flesh and bone Spit and sinew, heartbreak is home Your suture lines sparkle like diamonds Bright stars to light my confinement "STITCH" COLLATERAL DAMAGE, TRACK 7 Aldous leaves me in front of my hotel.†   (source)
  • The bow is so old, its horsehair is glue
    Sent to the factory, just like me and like you
    So how come they stayed your execution?
    The audience roars its standing ovation
    When the lights come up after the concert, I feel drained, lugubrious, as though my blood has been secreted out of me and replaced with tar.†   (source)
  • The clothes are packed off to Goodwill
    I said my good-byes up on that hill
    The house is empty, the furniture sold
    Soon your smells will decay to mold
    Don't know why I bother calling, ain't nobody answering
    Don't know why I bother singing, ain't nobody listening
    Ever hear the one about that dog that spent its life chasing cars and finally caught one—and had no idea what to do with it?†   (source)
  • There's a piece of lead where my heart should beat
    Doctor said too dangerous to take out
    You'd better just leave it be
    Body grew back around it, a miracle, praise be
    Now, if only I could get through airport security
    Mia doesn't tell me what the next destination is.†   (source)
  • You crossed the water, left me ashore
    It killed me enough, but you wanted more
    You blew up the bridge, a mad terrorist
    Waved from your side, threw me a kiss
    I started to follow but realized too late
    There was nothing but air underneath my feet
    Fingers of light are starting to pry open the night sky.†   (source)
  • Things haven't been the same between the two of us since that Collateral Damage tour, but the look she gives me now, I don't know how to describe it: Like I'm her biggest disappointment in life, but she tries to rise above it, to tamp it down, to act all casual, like I'm just one of the fans, one of the hangers-on, one of the many people who want something from her that she's not obliged to give.†   (source)
  • I'll be your mess, you be mine
    That was the deal that we had signed
    I bought a hazmat suit to clean up your waste
    Gas masks, gloves, to keep us safe
    But now I'm alone in an empty room
    Staring down immaculate doom
    When I get onto the street, my hands are quaking and my insides feel like they're staging a coup.†   (source)
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  • The collateral consequences of incarcerating women are significant.†   (source)
  • Mercer House was his again, no longer held as collateral for his jail bond.†   (source)
  • Yes, he said, his bank was owed about $125,000 with the farm as collateral.†   (source)
  • They used to come every year and a half and spend a week at the bank, inspecting each loan, commenting on its riskiness, raising routine doubts about collateral.†   (source)
  • They hold it as collateral —they front you the goods.†   (source)
  • Like Hall, Fischer didn't bother trying to hide the fact that it wasn't me he was interested in, but rather the collateral publicity and advertising.†   (source)
  • I was collateral.†   (source)
  • He tried to raise some money: first by selling his watch, then by using his revolver as collateral for a ten-dollar loan.†   (source)
  • They would use the building as collateral against the bond.†   (source)
  • He had allowed real estate developers to use his CKE stock as collateral for their bank loans.†   (source)
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  • For collateral.†   (source)
  • His mom had offered up the ranch as collateral for the loan she'd taken out to cover his monstrous medical bills.†   (source)
  • I need collateral.†   (source)
  • She fastened the two upper corners at the back of his neck, loosely, and then she looked across at Albert, who shared her satisfaction with all the collateral matters, the stir of preparations, crucial to the business of the haircut.†   (source)
  • On the track, bug boys were like any other commodity, to be leased, sold, swapped for horses, put up as collateral, and staked in card games.†   (source)
  • Their collateral.†   (source)
  • And my SAC said you guys were cool with a collateral arrangement.†   (source)
  • Tres Marias was a good business that required no help from the seam of gold; on the contrary, it served as collateral for an extension on his concession to the mine.†   (source)
  • Lots of collateral vessels, backup mechanisms.†   (source)
  • If there were such a bank I certainly would, and I'd negotiate a sizable loan on its efficacy as collateral… Most of the information is the stuff of the lowest-grade tabloids-nothing unusual there, of course-but along with such nonsense are outright distortions of times, places, functions and even identities.†   (source)
  • Most of the time, you stay in the same team, unless you get tapped to be a Green Team instructor or work a collateral duty.†   (source)
  • She says she only took your property for collateral, but do you realize she's probably already sold it for fifty times what you owe her?†   (source)
  • The heart was my collateral.†   (source)
  • What've you got in the way of collateral?†   (source)
  • They're going to say, 'Do you have any collateral?'†   (source)
  • If they're afforded an opportunity to kill Safia Bourihane with no collateral loss of innocent life, they will request permission to take the shot."†   (source)
  • Who would accept a house with such a big first mortgage as collateral?†   (source)
  • Good background, fascinating reading, here and there good collateral, here and there a little fish which we shall take out of the pool.†   (source)
  • Reich… see what collateral evidence we can dig up, but— But it won't help without that goddam girl.†   (source)
  • The collateral consequences of mass incarceration have been equally profound.†   (source)
  • "I'll check about using your property as collateral," Raleigh said.†   (source)
  • ; "Exactly what collateral did you give them?"†   (source)
  • I did not sit on piles of money and demand collateral from poor people who needed loans.†   (source)
  • And because of Reynolds's position I want us involved at least on a collateral investigation basis.†   (source)
  • "what do you want," and "where's your collateral" to "let's have coffee."†   (source)
  • This collateral shall be held, in trust, until the day of his death.†   (source)
  • Robertson, what do you have for collateral?" he asked me.†   (source)
  • I have no mortgage on you, no collateral, no guns, no chains.†   (source)
  • How could I have accumulated any collateral, when nobody had ever given me a chance at anything big?†   (source)
  • You hand them this piece of paper and say, 'There is my collateral right there.†   (source)
  • At the moment of foreclosure, the apartments were still in his name, so they were seized as collateral.†   (source)
  • 654) was employed as rumored collateral in the deal with Contreras, but unfortunately was not recovered in the raid on the South Florida compound.†   (source)
  • I didn't have any collateral except the crop itself, and they decided to stop making those kind of loans, with the farm situation the way it is."†   (source)
  • He borrowed $311 from the Bank of America, using his car as collateral for the loan, and persuaded his wife to give him $15 in cash from her purse.†   (source)
  • With these things as collateral, and the possibility of access to the Archives, I can loan you a dozen talents.†   (source)
  • It's like collateral."†   (source)
  • On one level it was clear enough: some enterprising crook had faked my goldfinch (in terms of size and technique, not all that difficult a piece to fake) and the phony was floating around somewhere being fronted as collateral in drug deals and mis-identified by various clueless drug lords and federal agents.†   (source)
  • I piled up courses on constitutional law, litigation, appellate procedure, federal courts, and collateral remedies.†   (source)
  • The general rule was that the direct appeal had to be completed before a postconviction collateral appeal under Rule 32 could be initiated.†   (source)
  • The extreme overrepresentation of people of color, the disproportionate sentencing of racial minorities, the targeted prosecution of drug crimes in poor communities, the criminalization of new immigrants and undocumented people, the collateral consequences of voter disenfranchisement, and the barriers to re-entry can only be fully understood through the lens of our racial history.†   (source)
  • As a pledge of good faith and a guarantee of loyalty Baron Lynch does hereby pledge collateral as detailed in Appendix 1.†   (source)
  • My whole future depended upon a miserable half-million dollars, which was just small change to him, bat when I applied for a loan, he turned me down flat-for no better reason than that I had no collateral to offer.†   (source)
  • I laid that piece of paper down on Campbell's desk just like Brasher told me to do and answered, "There's my collateral."†   (source)
  • She heard a sparkling voice reciting, in the tone of a dryly meticulous bookkeeper, a report about financial transfers, bank accounts, income-tax returns, as if he were reading the dusty pages of a ledger-a ledger where every entry was made by means of offering his own blood as the collateral to be drained at any moment, at any slip of his bookkeeping pen.†   (source)
  • It contained the minutes of the last meeting of the Praesidium of the East German Communist Party, the S.E.D. By an odd coincidence there was collateral from another source; the photographs were genuine.†   (source)
  • But just now when you offered me your—er—collateral for my money you looked as hard as nails.†   (source)
  • You of all people shouldn't have to bother about collateral.†   (source)
  • Collateral.†   (source)
  • While you are not only in a position to get your revenge, clear your mother's name, but the balm with which you will assuage her injury will have a collateral value which can be translated into the things which a young man needs, which are his due and which, whether we like it or not, may be had only in exchange for hard dollars—' and Bon not saying What do you mean?†   (source)
  • And I'll lend it to you—without, my dear Mrs. Kennedy, that charming collateral you offered me a short while ago.†   (source)
  • What collateral will you give me?†   (source)
  • I don't like your collateral.†   (source)
  • I had ninety pounds a year (exclusive of my house-rent and sundry collateral matters) from my aunt.†   (source)
  • "Name of any collateral or remote branch of your ladyship's family?"†   (source)
  • Inferable from these statements, are many collateral subtile matters touching the chase of whales.†   (source)
  • Old Mr. Graysford said No, but young Mr. Sorley, who was advanced, said Yes; he saw no reason why monkeys should not have their collateral share of bliss, and he had sympathetic discussions about them with his Hindu friends.†   (source)
  • Being always on the defensive toward her own sisters, it was natural that she should be keenly conscious of her superiority, even as the weakest Dodson, over a husband's sister, who, besides being poorly off, and inclined to "hang on" her brother, had the good-natured submissiveness of a large, easy-tempered, untidy, prolific woman, with affection enough in her not only for her own husband and abundant children, but for any number of collateral relations.†   (source)
  • It was astonishing, now that a presumption of insanity was raised, how many collateral circumstances were remembered to which a condition of mental disease seemed to afford the only explanation—among others, the unprecedented neglect of his corn stacks in the previous summer.†   (source)
  • …else to have the same blank outlook; and the adherents of the inexplicable more than hinted that their antagonists were animals inclined to crow before they had found any corn—mere skimming-dishes in point of depth—whose clear-sightedness consisted in supposing there was nothing behind a barn-door because they couldn't see through it; so that, though their controversy did not serve to elicit the fact concerning the robbery, it elicited some true opinions of collateral importance.†   (source)
  • Not immediately—no. In order to account for that wish I must mention—what it were otherwise needless to refer to—that my life, on all collateral accounts insignificant, derives a possible importance from the incompleteness of labors which have extended through all its best years.†   (source)
  • Lady Bridget, in the complete absence of male heirs, either direct or collateral—a most extraordinary circumstance—came in for everything.†   (source)
  • …it would be found that more than a just proportion of the renowned names of the mother-country are, at this hour, to be found in her ci-devant colonies; and it is a fact well known to the few who have wasted sufficient time to become the masters of so unimportant a subject, that the direct descendants of many a failing line, which the policy of England has seen fit to sustain by collateral supporters, are now discharging the simple duties of citizens in the bosom of this republic.†   (source)
  • …the character of the premises with the accredited character of the people, and while speculating upon the possible influence which the one, in the long lapse of centuries, might have exercised upon the other—it was this deficiency, perhaps, of collateral issue, and the consequent undeviating transmission, from sire to son, of the patrimony with the name, which had, at length, so identified the two as to merge the original title of the estate in the quaint and equivocal appellation of…†   (source)
  • Though, consumed with the hot fire of his purpose, Ahab in all his thoughts and actions ever had in view the ultimate capture of Moby Dick; though he seemed ready to sacrifice all mortal interests to that one passion; nevertheless it may have been that he was by nature and long habituation far too wedded to a fiery whaleman's ways, altogether to abandon the collateral prosecution of the voyage.†   (source)
  • Like all sea-going ship carpenters, and more especially those belonging to whaling vessels, he was, to a certain off-handed, practical extent, alike experienced in numerous trades and callings collateral to his own; the carpenter's pursuit being the ancient and outbranching trunk of all those numerous handicrafts which more or less have to do with wood as an auxiliary material.†   (source)
  • A son of Ankhises and Aphrodite, he belongs to a collateral branch of the royal line.†   (source)
  • These topics are collaterally connected with my subject without forming a part of it; they are American without being democratic; and to portray democracy has been my principal aim.†   (source)
  • But when a judge contests a law applied to some particular case in an obscure proceeding, the importance of his attack is concealed from the public gaze, his decision bears upon the interest of an individual, and if the law is slighted it is only collaterally.†   (source)
  • There are, for example, the English words that have been extended or restricted in meaning, /e. g./, /docket/ (for court calendar), /betterment/ (for improvement to property), /collateral/ (for security), /crank/ (for fanatic), /jumper/ (for tunic), /tickler/ (for memorandum or reminder),[19] /carnival/ (in such phrases as /carnival of crime/), /scrape/ (for fight or difficulty),[20] /flurry/ (of snow, or in the market), /suspenders/, /diggings/ (for habitation) and /range/.†   (source)
  • What different problems presented themselves to each concerning the invisible audible collateral organ of the other?†   (source)
  • Thus saying, from his radiant seat he rose Of high collateral glory: Him Thrones, and Powers, Princedoms, and Dominations ministrant, Accompanied to Heaven-gate; from whence Eden, and all the coast, in prospect lay.†   (source)
  • If by direct or by collateral hand They find us touch'd, we will our kingdom give, Our crown, our life, and all that we call ours, To you in satisfaction; but if not, Be you content to lend your patience to us, And we shall jointly labour with your soul To give it due content.†   (source)
  • In the second place, it has, on another occasion, been shown that the federal legislature will not only be restrained by its dependence on its people, as other legislative bodies are, but that it will be, moreover, watched and controlled by the several collateral legislatures, which other legislative bodies are not.†   (source)
  • …the year, but more plentiful in March, and a little before and after; for we are told by a grave author, an eminent French physician, that fish being a prolifick dyet, there are more children born in Roman Catholick countries about nine months after Lent, the markets will be more glutted than usual, because the number of Popish infants, is at least three to one in this kingdom, and therefore it will have one other collateral advantage, by lessening the number of Papists among us.†   (source)
  • It were all one That I should love a bright particular star, And think to wed it, he is so above me: In his bright radiance and collateral light Must I be comforted, not in his sphere.†   (source)
  • No need that thou Shouldst propagate, already Infinite; And through all numbers absolute, though One: But Man by number is to manifest His single imperfection, and beget Like of his like, his image multiplied, In unity defective; which requires Collateral love, and dearest amity.†   (source)
  • Moreover, this perfect participle, thus put in place of the preterite, was further reinforced by the fact that it was the adjectival form of the verb, and hence collaterally familiar.†   (source)
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