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Referring to the state of inflation during the regime of UPA under then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, averaging as high as 10.1 per cent, Finance Minister Goyal said: aACoeIn contrast to that, our government broke the back-breaking inflation.
It's a nice jumpy tune, but the image that keeps coming back is that it's a back-breaking job.
The Filipinos will play two straight games to wind up their back-breaking European training for the Manila Olympic Qualifying Tournament, which gets off the ground on July 5 at Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay.
A FITNESS instructor is aiming to smash a world record with an incredible feat of strength which will see him move 50,000kg over the course of one back-breaking hour.
He argued the machine age, which liberated many workers from back-breaking labour, together with a broader range of leisure opportunities, meant people could look forward to a bright future once they reached the end of their thirties, with a life expectancy of up to 55/60.
Visitors will hear how families would make their way up the back-breaking flight of 21 locks opening each of the heavy oak lock gates in turn.
"Back-breaking and grinding" - London Mayor Boris Johnson's description of EU red tape.
I have always been broody and I can't wait to have a kid, but apparently you need to find someone for that" Ex-Blue Peter presenter Gethin Jones, above "Diana Rigg is built like a brick mausoleum with insufficient flying buttresses" Veteran actress Dame Diana Rigg recalls, in her one-woman show at the Edinburgh Festival, how New York critic John Simon described her in a nude scene in Abelard And Heloise "Back-breaking and grinding" London Mayor Boris Johnson's description of EU red tape
The Birkenheadbased Wilfred Owen Story has a range of items including an "entrenching" tool that was used to start the long back-breaking process of trench digging, as well as a field stretcher and a standard issue first aid kit.
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Harvesters crawl on hands and knees up and down the rows, it is back-breaking work.
Yet she of the floppy ears and saucer eyes never expected resurrection: all she knows, having dreamed the pilgrim centuries, the tourist decades, are the weight and aim of her armoured master's limestone legs: back-breaking, indestructible as time.