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stock as in:  the stock market

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  • So was the stock market, which fell another six points.   (source)
    stock = related to shares of ownership of corporations
  • These consisted of stock certificates, deeds of trust, and promissory notes.   (source)
  • The stock market had dropped another twelve points.   (source)
  • Now if only the stock market would go up, she'd show Mr. Westing about refining gold.   (source)
    stock = shares of ownership of corporations
  • The stock market jumped twenty-five points.   (source)
    stock = related to shares of ownership of corporations
  • It took nerves of steel to play the stock market.   (source)
  • You'd think one of them would know something about the stock market.   (source)
  • It felt good to laugh; the stock market had fallen five points today.   (source)
  • You know, Turtle, you may be right about putting our money in the stock market.   (source)
  • Her only problem was that dumb stock market; it didn't want to play the game.   (source)
  • She is not following any stock with a symbol like MT, so it must be one of her clues.   (source)
    stock = shares of ownership of a corporation
  • On that stock alone they had a loss of $1,350, not counting commissions.   (source)
  • She had made one million dollars in the stock market, lost it all, then made five million more.   (source)
    stock = related to shares of ownership of corporations
  • In the morning the stock market rose three points.   (source)
  • "I'm okay," Turtle replied, the final prices of actively traded stocks rumbling in her ear.   (source)
    stocks = shares of ownership of different corporations
  • "Look, there goes one of our stocks," Turtle replied.   (source)
  • We'll do just that, we'll add WPP to the list of stocks we're going to buy.   (source)
  • Never mind, just write down the prices of our stocks as they cross the tape like I'm doing.   (source)
  • It's now become a very broad theory that's been used to study everything from the stock market, to rioting crowds, to brain waves during epilepsy.   (source)
    stock = related to shares of ownership of corporations
  • He went to the court reporter, said something, and the reporter entertained us for some minutes by reading Mr. Tate's testimony as if it were stock-market quotations: "…which eye her left oh yes that'd make it her right it was her right eye Mr. Finch I remember now she was bunged."   (source)
    stock = regarding shares of ownership of corporations
  • You know your father operates in the afternoon; why don't you go to your room and work on stock market reports or whatever you do in there.   (source)
    stock = related to shares of ownership of corporations
  • The dressmaker thought of the clue Chris had dropped; no stock symbol had five letters or even resembled the word plain.   (source)
  • Their clues: "SEA MOUNTAIN AM O" stood for symbols of three corporations listed on the stock exchange: SEA, MT (the abbreviation for mountain), AMO.   (source)
  • In spite of the fact that the stock market dropped thirty points since we received our ten thousand dollars, we have increased our capital to $11,587.   (source)
  • So every half hour Turtle had to ask permission to go to the lavatory in order to keep up with the latest stock market reports.   (source)
  • That meant selling every stock mentioned in their clues and buying more shares of Westing Paper Products—at a loss of some thousands of dollars.   (source)
    stock = share of ownership of a corporation
  • She had been his legal adviser; she would inherit his stock and serve as a director of the company until the day she, too, would be elected chairman of the board.   (source)
    stock = shares of ownership of a corporation
  • Plays the stock market.   (source)
    stock = related to shares of ownership of corporations
  • Besides, I didn't pick these stocks.   (source)
    stocks = shares of ownership of different corporations
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  • Ah got a hankerin' for soppin' up the stock, and my bet is that bread's just fine, mushy like spoonbread.   (source)
    stock = broth used for making soups and sauces
  • You want to replace all the current stock of animals?   (source)
    stock = ranch animals
  • The Indian tribe sold tax-free tobacco products, and smokers came from miles away to stock up.   (source)
    stock = put into usable storage
  • With a dull cracking sound, the stock of the shotgun smashed into the back of his skull.   (source)
    stock = heavy, rear part
  • Give him some, bacon is good for the stock.   (source)
    stock = definition too common or rare to be of interest
  • When I tell you to do a thing I want you to obey me at once and not stand stock-still and discourse about it.   (source)
    stock = immovable (like a tree trunk, which was spelled stock in Old English)
  • Yeah, gotta run to the warehouse and stock up.†   (source)
  • Time to stock up on groceries.†   (source)
  • Who could step in while I take a break in your stock-standard resort-style vacation destination, whether it be tropical or of the ski trip variety?†   (source)
  • August really wanted to be a Star Wars character called Boba Fett, so Mom looked for a Boba Fett costume in August's size, which, strangely enough, was out of stock everywhere.†   (source)
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  • He stocks many of the things we need and he treats us like people.†   (source)
  • As they came to a halt in the middle of the street or stood stock-still in their houses, afraid to move in the utter blackness, they were reminded of something they preferred not to think about: that someday the lights of the city might go out and never come back on.†   (source)
  • My old stock answer was that I wanted to stay alive for my parents, because they would be all gutted and childless in the wake of me, and that was still true kind of, but that wasn't it, exactly.†   (source)
  • I have to stock up on extra healing potions every time I come down here.†   (source)
  • She gets up, quickly taking stock of the situation.†   (source)
  • The torches hadn't been lit, and when Riddle pushed the door almost closed, Harry could only just see him, standing stock-still by the door, watching the passage outside.†   (source)
  • After that, we'd go to the grocery store at the bottom of the hill and stock up on staples such as beans and rice, powdered milk, and canned goods.†   (source)
  • Perusing the classified ads, McCandless found a used gun to buy, a semiautomatic .22-caliber Remington with a 4-x-20 scope and a plastic stock.†   (source)
  • Though Louie soon knew what it meant, his stock reply was "No, California."†   (source)
  • When he was behind a tree he stood carefully and took stock.†   (source)
  • Take stock in America, the will said.†   (source)
  • Breeded stock?†   (source)
  • Their eyes on her, their scowls, taking bitter stock of her with her fur trim at wrists and neck, her lizard handbag.†   (source)
  • Breeding stock?†   (source)
  • They continued their nose watch, tracking my rhinal growth like traders tracking stock on Wall Street.†   (source)
  • So no local stock if the supply chain gets disrupted?†   (source)
  • They were bemused to watch pieces of paper flitting about the room as if it were the floor of a stock exchange.†   (source)
  • Papaw had retired only a few years earlier, owned stock in Armco, and had a lucrative pension.†   (source)
  • You must be low on supplies—wait here and I'll stock you up.†   (source)
  • I...I have to get as much of our stock as I can to safety.†   (source)
  • I took stock of the lifeboat.†   (source)
  • Once again, he took stock of his body, pressing on his shoulders, his chest, his stomach.†   (source)
  • Okay, so he also reads Tom Clancy novels and the newspapers and does crossword puzzles and tracks his stocks, but those things are all distractions.†   (source)
  • He stocks the shelves with clean towels, miniature shampoo bottles, and bars of almond-scented soap.†   (source)
  • You can't put too much stock in his rambling nonsense.†   (source)
  • The curator lay a moment, gasping for breath, taking stock.†   (source)
  • The two men walked into the little room, and Bod stood stock still between them and thought of Mr. Pennyworth's lessons.†   (source)
  • It seems like you're in an awful hurry to stock up.†   (source)
  • Emma Adler was the sole heir to the biggest block of stock in the Savannah Bank.†   (source)
  • Today I took stock of supplies and did a quick EVA to check up on the external equipment.†   (source)
  • Instead of taking tests or analyzing the stock market, the two now sat in silence.†   (source)
  • He holds the pin as stock-still as he can.†   (source)
  • There was one fellow, they found him with human heads in the icebox and gibletty goodies in a stock pot over a low boil, like he was making Christmas dinner.†   (source)
  • They're prime breeding stock.†   (source)
  • He's crazy about stock-car racing.†   (source)
  • Her heart pounding, Violet stood stock-still, wondering if Count Olaf or one of his accomplices would come and investigate.†   (source)
  • It looked a bit like a midcentury stock market.†   (source)
  • We are quiet, stock-still.†   (source)
  • You didn't, say, stop at the store to stock up on supplies?†   (source)
  • Stock was burned.†   (source)
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