The Los Angeles Times put out slightly different numbers Wednesday but agreed on the trend.
Is this trend another sign of the demise of the middle class?
If that becomes a trend, can Christie continue to lead the Republican Governors Association?
The Obama administration has so far bucked that trend, funneling a total of $100 billion in stimulus funds to schools.
The trend has hardly gone unnoticed, but the economic factor is often ignored in favor of sentimental arguments.
Technician Natt Roberts entered, a book in hand, and sent the trend of conversation in a new direction.
Which is, I suppose, the trend we are following, even if we follow it unconsciously.
On the other hand, in the late Mousterian we observe a trend toward the blade (lame) industry of the Upper Palolithic.
Quite egotistically she attributed to herself the trend of his friendship.
He knew enough of the trend of Cherokee thought to be prescient of the fate of the scapegoat.
1590s, "to run or bend in a certain direction" (of rivers, coasts, etc.), from Middle English trenden "to roll about, turn, revolve," from Old English trendan, from Proto-Germanic *trandijanan (cf. Old English trinde "round lump, ball," Old Frisian trind, Middle Low German trint "round," Middle Low German trent "ring, boundary," Dutch trent "circumference," Danish trind "round"); origin and connections outside Germanic uncertain. Sense of "have a general tendency" (used of events, opinions, etc.) is first recorded 1863, from the nautical sense. Related: Trended; trending.
"the way something bends" (coastline, mountain range, etc.), 1777, from trend (v.); sense of "general tendency" is from 1884.