And, in any case, he was liquidating the one war he had pumped up as the good war—the battle in Afghanistan.
They may have been pumped up by partisan interests, but they were not purchased.
They may have been pumped up by partisan interests but they were not purchased.
The company has amassed more than 70 worldwide resellers, middlemen like GoDaddy, who have pumped up sales volume.
Where were the demands that banks lend if pumped up with taxpayer money?
After breakfast the tires were pumped up, the baggage was packed into the auto and preparations made for the start.
Inch by inch and foot by foot I pumped up this live and dragging weight.
Jack begged of his car, when the tire had been pumped up again.
It's automatic loading, but it has to be pumped up each time.
pumped up, tires full and tight—ready for action—support an elephant?
"apparatus for forcing liquid or air," early 15c., of uncertain origin, possibly from Middle Dutch pompe "water conduit, pipe," or Middle Low German pumpe "pump" (Modern German Pumpe), both from some North Sea sailors' word, possibly of imitative origin.
"low shoe without fasteners," 1550s, of unknown origin, perhaps echoic of the sound made when walking in them, or perhaps from Dutch pampoesje, from Javanese pampoes, of Arabic origin. Klein's sources propose a connection with pomp (n.). Related: pumps.
c.1500, from pump (n.1). Metaphoric extension in pump (someone) for information is from 1630s. To pump iron "lift weights for fitness" is from 1972. Related: Pumped; pumping.
A machine or device for raising, compressing, or transferring fluids.
A molecular mechanism for the active transport of ions or molecules across a cell membrane.
To raise or cause to flow by means of a pump.
To transport ions or molecules against a concentration gradient by the expenditure of chemically stored energy.
Pregnant: She got pumped and had to quit her job (1960s+ Students)