merry-go-round


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Synonyms for merry-go-round

Synonyms for merry-go-round

a never-ending cycle of activities and events (especially when they seem to have little purpose)

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a large, rotating machine with seats for children to ride or amusement

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Paul Naylon, group managing director of Mono commented: "We are delighted to have formed this partnership with Water For All to introduce a new solar pump that includes a merry-go-round. The strength of the Water For All programme combined with our proven technologies and wide distributor network across Africa will allow us to bring clean water to thousands of communities and make lasting changes in the health and well-being of children."
Weber, who researched the merry-go-round's history with help from officials at the International Carousel Museum in Hood River, said the flying horses retired to Glenwood following decades in which they entertained children across the country.
"That doesn't include savings from eliminating the 'reconditioning merry-go-round' and from gains in throughput, which can be substantial."
The exhilaration, both intellectual and physical, which grips the architect at such a moment is one consolation for the inevitable merry-go-round of prosaic matters which accompany the creation of a building itself.
We have just as many on the merry-go-round ready to go back into prison.
Former aircraft fitter Gordon Lee is desperately seeking a home for this scaled-down merry-go-round that he has built at his Warwickshire home.
It took as its site the merry-go-round building at the Santa Monica Pier.
Based on an original story by composer Andy Belling, "Merry-Go-Round" is described by producer Jack Stein as having elements of "It's a Wonderful Life" and "A Christmas Carol." Actually, it sounds more like an upbeat episode from "The Twilight Zone": A father and his grown son get on a merry-go-round that takes them back in time to relive moments from the son's childhood.
In Trauth's view, evidence of recurring rainy periods in Stone Age Africa supports the idea that human ancestors and other animals evolved to deal with a merry-go-round of novel environments spawned by frequent climate changes (SN: 7/12/97, p.
This makes doing business with a merry-go-round of underwriters very difficult.
Merry Jones' debut fiction thriller is absolutely fantastic, a novel with so many unexpected twists and turns that readers will feel like they are on a fast merry-go-round. This is a character driven who-done-it it with plenty of action so THE NANNY MURDERS will appeal to a wide range of readers.
In the poem "Ambition", Jones opens with the best line I've ever read: 'Let's hurt each other/On the Merry-Go-Round love/Painted with kisses and lies.' This no-holds-barred selection from the book details life's hypocrises in small town America.
Once you jump on the rumor merry-go-round, it can be hard to dismount.
Just once I'd like to see a manufacturer step off this merry-go-round and present its product clearly, concisely, and with a minimum of hyperbole.