Prop-up sentence example

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  • He recognized that the fault of the government lay in the fact that it did not govern, and he deplored that his own function, in a decadent age, was but " to prop up mouldering institutions."
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  • Car seats prop up a newborn - Place your newborn in his car seat without the restraints.
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  • No. Not unless you want to talk to yourself while I prop up a zombie who won't hear a word you're saying.
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  • The bedspread was pulled back enough to prop up the pillow by the phone, but the bed had not been uncovered for sleeping.
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  • Repeated expeditions from Sparta and Epirus tried in vain to prop up the decaying Greek states against the Lucanians and Bruttians; and when in 282 the Romans appeared in the Tarentine Gulf the end was close at hand.
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  • On this occasion, we chose to prop up the bar and engage the very friendly barmaid in conversation.
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  • Rising property prices helped to prop up the world economy after the stockmarket bubble burst in 2000.
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  • Shares on Wall Street that Bush is so anxious to prop up are still massively overvalued.
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  • They are now wasting further billions to prop up a sinking titanic of enterprise that's morally, scientifically as well as financially bankrupt.
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  • You can prop up the back and use a daybed as a sitting area in your bedroom or even in your living room, and then you drop the back down so it lays flat, so the daybed can be used like a regular bed.
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  • If you like to prop up in bed to read, play on the computer or watch TV, headboards offer support, and depending on the headboard, even a little cushioning.
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