The Good Wife has mined the pull between idealism and ambition throughout its run.
The eventual winner, Lee Dewyze, mined the lower registers of enthusiasm all season long.
So basically, all the gold that has ever been mined on Earth today can only fit in three Olympic-sized swimming pools.
The State Department found that with high oil prices, the tar sands would be mined for oil, pipeline or no.
"There's a lot of humor to be mined in the world of celebrity philanthropy," Stiller says, when asked about it.
The same merchants, too, had asserted, that the town of Liverpool would be mined by the abolition.
Coal is mined in the island of Cebu and is abundant in most of the islands.
Iron, zinc and lead are found in the vicinity, and some coal is mined.
Gold is mined, and there being no mint, all the bullion is exported.
It is possible Hungerford Market is mined, and will explode some day.
"pit or tunnel in the earth for obtaining metals and minerals," c.1300, from Old French mine "vein, lode; tunnel, shaft; mineral ore; mine" (for coal, tin, etc,), of uncertain origin, probably from a Celtic source (cf. Welsh mwyn, Irish mein "ore, mine"), from Old Celtic *meini-. Italy and Greece were relatively poor in minerals, thus they did not contribute a word for this to English, but there was extensive mining from an early date in Celtic lands (Cornwall, etc.). From c.1400 as "a tunnel under fortifications to overthrow them."
explosive device, by 1850, from mine (v.2).
to dig, c.1300, "to tunnel under fortifications to overthrow them," from mine (n.1) or from Old French miner "to dig, mine; exterminate." From mid-14c. as "to dig in the earth" (for treasure, etc.). Figurative use from mid-14c. Related: Mined; mining.
"lay explosives," 1620s, in reference to old tactic of tunneling under enemy fortifications to blow them up; a specialized sense of mine (v.1) via a sense of "dig under foundations to undermine them" (late 14c.), and miner in this sense is attested from late 13c. Related: Mined; mining.
The process of mining is described in Job 28:1-11. Moses speaks of the mineral wealth of Palestine (Deut. 8:9). Job 28:4 is rightly thus rendered in the Revised Version, "He breaketh open a shaft away from where men sojourn; they are forgotten of the foot [that passeth by]; they hang afar from men, they swing to and fro." These words illustrate ancient mining operations.