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slow down the progress of

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"It's a massive set back as we had been good at home, and it's disappointing to lose because I don't think we deserved to," he said.
To measure and set back the shoulder, I used a spent pistol cartridge case turned upside down to fit over the neck of the 6mm case and stop on the shoulder.
Caption: Caterpillar launched the series with the set back axle CT660 model.
We back what is being done by the coalition because it is vital we degrade, set back, and ultimately destroy Isil in both countries.
Countries will be set back for years if we do not come together WHO'S MS CHAN WANTS HELP FOR WEST AFRICA
The CEO of DBS Group Holdings, Piyush Gupta, has stated that the company's decision not to proceed with the USD6.5bn bid to takeover PT Bank Danamon would possibly set back the company's ambitions in Indonesia by about five years.
showed new vocational models at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, both sporting variations of a common, set back front axle vehicle platform with 12.9-L Paccar MX-13 engine; 83-in.
Summary: WASHINGTON - New US single-family home sales in June fell by the most in more than a year and prices resumed their downward trend, suggesting a set back for the budding housing market recovery.
The region's economy faces being set back by pounds 9 million as a result of lost productivity when public sector workers strike next week.
Summary: Public sector job losses will disproportionately hit women and set back progress on closing the gender pay gap, according to the TUC.
arrests of suspects in an alleged Russian spy ring and said today he hoped the scandal would not set back improving Russian-U.S.
Farther down the road, set back, were cottages that had been occupied by soldiers, they were terrible but knocked down later.
Summary: India's main opposition alliance suffered a set back with a powerful eastern regional ally saying that seat-sharing talks failed on Saturday.
Set back to accommodate a large urban plaza featuring professionally landscaped trees, 780 Third Ave.