treading water


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a stroke that keeps the head above water by thrashing the legs and arms

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Treading Water was originally performed when Kathryn was artistic director with All In Theatre.
Less than one-third of millennials are "very confident" managing their finances and nearly half say they're treading water financially, or worse, according to a new poll of more than 1,000 conducted on behalf of Acorns.
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A South African man was found alive at sea in Indonesia Wednesday after treading water for 27 hours.
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Summary: A fisherman has been pulled from shark-infested waters off the coast of Western Australia, after treading water for 20 hours.
It's great for toning the upper body and thighs as you need strong muscles to hold the board and climb onto it while treading water.
Overall demand for design services, to be treading water over the last two months, said AIA chief economist, Kermit Baker, PhD, Hon.
So we were treading water but we've been able to strengthen quite well, but we'll keep looking for one or two.
Further, the metric has been treading water below 42.
it, treading water, reaching out to touch the unsanded hull, throat raw
The new man in charge needs time to develop policies and a thrust which erases the appearance of treading water.
Treading water is a fun way to get some cardiovascular exercise without doing laps.
THERE'S a feeling of treading water at Westminster at the moment.
Successive defeats to struggling Manchester City and whipping boys Watford have left Boro treading water just above the relegation zone.