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This heavy activity pulled the rug out from under WFT's Schaeffer's put/call open interest ratio (SOIR), dropping it from 0.
Does it matter whether Clegg or Blair finally pulled the rug on the Fat Controller?
I can't believe the council have just pulled the rug from under me.
A DISASTROUS opening goal pulled the rug from under United's feet as three Academy points went begging in the Midlands.
In 65 years of stealing the glory from contestants, singers and celebrity dancers, Brucie's pulled the rug from contestants, singers and celebrity dancers.
It's frustrating that these arses pulled the rug out from under me.
London pulled the rug on us and now it wants us to back its Olympic bid.
He even pulled the rug from under his own effort by reneging on a promise to donate $2 million to himself.
Eisenhower pulled the rug out from under Britain, France, and Israel in 1956, turning Suez into a crisis.
Pride of place belonged to Concorde Trophies Division outfit Sutton Black Lion, who pulled the rug from under strongly-fancied Robin Hodgson Premier Division side General Chemicals, in an outstanding first round engagement.
This created a major threat to CIBC's other interests and they ruthlessly pulled the rug out from under us," Dmitrowsky stated.
Hosts West Indies pulled the rug from under Pakistan with a 54-run victory in the opening match of the World Cup yesterday.
That has prompted Labour to claim the Cardinal has now pulled the rug from under the SNP.
The five-year on-off saga of Birmingham's new coach station, which finally ended this month when planners pulled the rug on the idea, left the city council facing plenty of brickbats over its apparent indecision.
No fool when it comes to political manipulation, Hahn seized the moment and bellyached: ``The state pulled the rug out from under us.
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