Probably with no small amount of shame, they go in and sign up for food stamps.
It promises those who sign up that “you'll get a free lunch and a chance to meet and interact with Iowa GOP staffers.”
The polling data suggest President Obama is showing signs of running out of Americans to sign up to join his network.
If you're concerned about your holiday travel, sign up for email or text alerts about your flight.
What inspires you to sign up and give someone $1,300 on an Apple gift card?
Take the quickest route to India, sign up this man King, and go after them at that end for all the two of you are worth.
I may be the poorest M.D. that ever put up a sign, but I'm going to put that sign up just the same.
In one of our New England villages they have a sign up, 'Horses taken in to grass.
There was a sign up, with a hand on it pointing, and the words, 'To the crown room.'
We'll be sailing some day next week and you can sign up before the Commissioner any time you're ready.
early 13c., "gesture or motion of the hand," especially one meant to communicate something, from Old French signe "sign, mark," from Latin signum "identifying mark, token, indication, symbol; proof; military standard, ensign; a signal, an omen; sign in the heavens, constellation," according to Watkins, literally "standard that one follows," from PIE *sekw-no-, from root *sekw- (1) "to follow" (see sequel).
Ousted native token. Meaning "a mark or device having some special importance" is recorded from late 13c.; that of "a miracle" is from c.1300. Zodiacal sense in English is from mid-14c. Sense of "characteristic device attached to the front of an inn, shop, etc., to distinguish it from others" is first recorded mid-15c. Meaning "token or signal of some condition" (late 13c.) is behind sign of the times (1520s). In some uses, the word probably is a shortening of ensign. Sign language is recorded from 1847; earlier hand-language (1670s).
c.1300, "to make the sign of the cross," from Old French signier "to make a sign (to someone); to mark," from Latin signare "to set a mark upon, mark out, designate; mark with a stamp; distinguish, adorn;" figuratively "to point out, signify, indicate," from signum (see sign (n.)). Sense of "to mark, stamp" is attested from mid-14c.; that of "to affix one's name" is from late 15c. Meaning "to communicate by hand signs" is recorded from 1700. Related: Signed; signing.
Something that suggests the presence or existence of a fact, condition, or quality.
A trace or vestige, as of disease or life.
To agree to or approve of a proposal, a legislative bill, etc, esp without actual formal endorsement: When enough Senators had signed off on the treaty, the President announced it
[1970s+; sign off, ''to relinquish a right or claim,'' is found by 1859]