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remove (water) from a boat by dipping and throwing over the side

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But the European Commission warned that any Greek administration will have to honour the austerity policy agreed as part of multibillion-pound EU-IMF bail-out packages to keep Greece afloat.
Countries that could no longer finance their debt on the financial markets would do so through EU-led bail-outs.
5 percent of Lloyds, and all of Northern Rock - after billions of pounds of taxpayer bail-outs.
Summary: LONDON - Government bail-outs of the worldAEs big banks pose a threat to free trade, Pascal Lamy, head of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), told the Financial Times newspaper in an interview on Monday.
MELTDOWN: A FREE-MARKET LOOK AT WHY THE STOCK MARKET COLLAPSED, THE ECONOMY, TANKED, AND GOVERNMENT BAILOUTS WILL MAKE THINGS WORSE presents the real issues behind the collapse, pinpointing Washington attitudes, politics, and decision-making processes likely to be made worse by federal bail-outs.
Budget documents show taxpayer losses from UK bank bail-outs could hit pounds 50 billion.
However it called on the Commission to closely monitor other bail-outs.
The company has rejected the offer despite its claims that it will run out of money before Christmas, and is currently lobbying in America and Europe for cash bail-outs.
Despite three government bail-outs since 1997, it is still losing money; it lost Euro 620 million in the first half of 2004.
Treasury Secretary Larry Summers, admits, "[A]gainst the background of the official rhetoric of 'no more bail-outs' and not having the taxes of American 'carpenters and plumbers' pay for the bail-out of poorly performing emerging market economies, the reality of the new political and strategic interest of the United States and the other G7 countries has emerged.
But if you include "subsidies, bail-outs, giveaways, inflated government contracts, tax loopholes, and forgiveness of corporate debt, aid to dependent corporations" is easily up to $200 billion, he said.
Bank bail-outs: There are interna-tionally recognised rules for such bail-outs, they are shared by the countries based on the activity within their borders.
What about the Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds Banking Group, now part-nationalised after billion-pound taxpayer bail-outs.
The state holds a stake of 83% in RBS and 40% in Lloyds following their bail-outs during the financial crisis.