How to use Buying-up in a sentence

buying-up
  • When they again referred him to Haywood, he applied to Thomas Campbell, then chairman of a company formed for buying up the copyright of meritorious but rejected works.

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  • The Imperial Bank of Persia, which had already advanced a large sum of money, and thereby greatly facilitated the shahs early departure from Tabriz and enabled the grand vizier at Teheran to carry on the government, started buying up the copper coinage at all its branches and agencies.

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  • If you're going to be adding the leaf to the table, make sure you measure with the leaf in place before you start buying up tablecloths.

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  • As long as there are video games that skyrocket to success (cough, Halo, cough), there will be Hollywood big-wigs buying up the rights in order to screw things up and disappoint moviegoers.

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  • You roam around the board buying up real estate and trying to bankrupt all your other opponents.

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  • Victor buying up all of Jabot's loans to force Jack out of the company.

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  • The start of World War II was also a good time for home soap making, as the government was buying up all of the commercially available grease to make glycerin and thus producing a shortage of manufactured soap products.

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  • When nylons went on sale the following year, women went crazy for them, buying up nearly 70 million pairs.

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  • The fans obviously responded to The All American Rejects singles like Dirty Little Secret, Move Aong and It Ends Tonight, by buying up CD's and downloading them onto MP3 players in droves.

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