The uniformed men took the four of them to a house, lined them up against a wall and shot them, he said.
Goldman Sachs has traditionally been the highest-paying investment bank on wall Street.
But when Harkin and his colleagues try to solve the problem, they run into a wall of opposition from the for-profit industry.
Previously, she was a correspondent for The wall Street Journal in Hong Kong and New York.
Agents, managers, publicity teams—you should be a fly on the wall in one of these meetings!
I leant against the wall and gasped for breath like a man struck silly.
His gardens next your admiration call, On every side you look, behold the wall!
The enemy barrage at the point of the wall nearest it, suddenly lifted.
Some rats in the wall began to fight and bite each other, and squeak and scramble.
He watched the shimmering contortions of the light spots on the wall.
Old English weall "rampart" (natural as well as man-made), also "defensive fortification around a city, side of a building, interior partition," an Anglo-Frisian and Saxon borrowing (cf. Old Saxon, Old Frisian, Middle Low German, Middle Dutch wal) from Latin vallum "wall, rampart, row or line of stakes," apparently a collective form of vallus "stake." Swedish vall, Danish val are from Low German.
In this case, English uses one word where many languages have two, e.g. German Mauer "outer wall of a town, fortress, etc.," used also in reference to the former Berlin Wall, and wand "partition wall within a building" (cf. the distinction, not always rigorously kept, in Italian muro/parete, Irish mur/fraig, Lithuanian muras/siena, etc.).
Phrase up the wall "angry, crazy" is from 1951; off the wall "unorthodox, unconventional" is recorded from 1966, American English student slang. Wall-to-wall (adj.) recorded 1953, of carpeting; metaphoric use (usually disparaging) is from 1967.
"to enclose in a wall," late Old English *weallian, from the source of wall (n.). Related: Walled; walling.
An investing part enclosing a cavity, chamber, or other anatomical unit.
To explain something carefully and gradually; learn something by going slowly through the steps: I'll walk you through it one more time; you nearly have it right
[mid-1800s+ Theater; fr the practice of learning a role partly by moving about onstage without speaking the lines]
Cities were surrounded by walls, as distinguished from "unwalled villages" (Ezek. 38:11; Lev. 25:29-34). They were made thick and strong (Num. 13:28; Deut. 3:5). Among the Jews walls were built of stone, some of those in the temple being of great size (1 Kings 6:7; 7:9-12; 20:30; Mark 13:1, 2). The term is used metaphorically of security and safety (Isa. 26:1; 60:18; Rev. 21:12-20). (See FENCE.)