His vigorous backing of the conservatives got him in trouble with progressives. From Wordnet, Princeton University.
Noun : the back of the head. ,the clothes on his back. ,He put his back into the task. ,the back of a hall. ,the back of a chair. ,the back of a jacket. ,The fall broke his back. ,the back of a binder. From Dictionary.com.
Verb (used with object) : to back a candidate; to back up a theory with facts. ,to back a horse in the race. ,to back a car. ,to back a book. ,a beach backed by hills. ,a singer backed by piano and bass. From Dictionary.com.
Adjective : at the back door; back fence. ,back settlements. ,back files; back issues. ,back pay. ,back current. From Dictionary.com.
And, at the end of the day, it's always good to have the label backing you anyway, especially with a mixtape album. From Wordnik.com. [Vibe] Reference
This is what you call backing one's self into a corner. From Wordnik.com. [Friday Morning Hotsheet] Reference
Great in warm weather because the backing is an open mesh. From Wordnik.com. [About ghile suits. Should I buy one, make my own, or buy one and add onto it with more camo cloth and stuff?] Reference
And the backing is a piece of dark terracotta coloured heavy paper. From Wordnik.com. [May reveal] Reference
Alitalia, will lend its title backing to the World Superbike team in 2010. From Wordnik.com. [Crash.Net Motorsports Newsfeed] Reference
How has CL helped me out in backing me up on our issue?. From Wordnik.com. [In Defense of Craigslist « Bound, Not Gagged] Reference
Airborne's lack of major-label backing has not held the band back. From Wordnik.com. [The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed] Reference
We punch several holes into the thin backing of the armoire for air. From Wordnik.com. [The House on Kronenstrasse] Reference
I was clearly a bit flush with Liberty fabric as the backing is Tana Lawn. From Wordnik.com. [A riot of Colourwash] Reference
Hopefully DD2 will find an agent and receive backing from a major publishing house. From Wordnik.com. [Interview with Sheryl Jane Stafford, by Suzanne Coleburn of the Belles and Beaux of Romance, October, 2001] Reference
And the government officials secured backing from the appropriate regulatory agencies. From Wordnik.com. [Sol Erdman: Will Our Politicians Ever Do the Right Thing?] Reference
The logical answer is that we must be more courageous in backing our development with our dollars. From Wordnik.com. [A Positive Approach to the Problem of Inflation] Reference
Film with backing is transferred in large areas to any flat surface and the backing stripped away. From Wordnik.com. [2009 January] Reference
Gamal, he claims, has no backing from the street and no support from centers of power in the country. From Wordnik.com. [Egypt's Ruling Party Announces President Mubarak Will Run Again] Reference
I won't promise you the moon -- and then begin backing away from those promises the day after the election. From Wordnik.com. [The Liberal Plan for Prosperity] Reference
G will remain a Ducati customer outfit, complete with important title backing from Italian snack company PATA. From Wordnik.com. [Crash.Net Motorsports Newsfeed]
She rose through party ranks, whereas Hillary is an Independent who has received no backing from a major party. From Wordnik.com. [Utterly tedious faux laconic partisanism] Reference
Arrhythmia - doesn't feature famous producers, massive guest stars, major label backing or a bonafide hit single. From Wordnik.com. [Stuff.co.nz - Stuff] Reference
It is seeking backing from a Kurdish party, which would make the vote closer, but still leave the government short. From Wordnik.com. [TODAY'S ZAMAN :: News]
Pakistan has repeatedly denied any role in backing the Taliban and says it is energetically working to fight terrorism. From Wordnik.com. [Pakistan's Role in Afghan War Questioned] Reference
Studios are far more interested in backing a proven winner which is why sequels and established properties are de rigueur. From Wordnik.com. [MIND MELD: Which Medium is Driving Science Fiction...Books or Film/TV?] Reference
When he spotted a pair, Tom would jump among the sheep, hoist each lamb by a leg, and begin backing toward the pen's gate. From Wordnik.com. [Masters of the Hunt] Reference
He has also drawn backing from the majority and minority leaders of the Senate, along with a bipartisan mix of 40 senators. From Wordnik.com. [The fringes of freedom] Reference
The producer commented: "It wasn't an easy venture, but we had backing from the National Film Centre and the Media Programme". From Wordnik.com. [Cineuropa] Reference
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton sought oil giant Saudi Arabia's support to help win Chinese backing for additional sanctions. From Wordnik.com. [RSSMicro Search - Top News on RSS Feeds] Reference
The family room bookcases have an Ecoresin backing along the stair, backlit from skylights above to further lighten up the space. From Wordnik.com. [LORAX’S “GREENEST HOUSE IN SAN FRANCISCO” | Inhabitat] Reference
Europe, has pledged 19 million kroner (dlrs 3 million) and promised to consider longer-term backing for regional conflict resolution. From Wordnik.com. [ANC Daily News Briefing] Reference
Its share of 16-34 year olds accordingly rose, by 58%, and it has received enthusiastic backing from the BBC Trust in a recent review. From Wordnik.com. [Will Danny Cohen have youth on his side at BBC1?] Reference
Many Hands: Family Music for Haiti quickly became a reality after receiving the support and label backing from Spare the Rock Records '. From Wordnik.com. [Cool Mom Picks] Reference
Several systems have attracted support from their main customers before launch but failed to attract enough long-term backing to survive. From Wordnik.com. [Banks back alternative trading platforms] Reference
It matters even more when there's another guy on death row saying the same thing, and a little old lady serving a life term backing him up. From Wordnik.com. [Missing Justice]
He was speaking a day after US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton sought Saudi Arabia's support to help win Chinese backing for additional sanctions. From Wordnik.com. [timesofmalta.com] Reference
So Doughty did something few musicians who've toured the world with major-label backing would: He threw his guitar in the trunk of his car and hit the road. From Wordnik.com. [Mike Doughty: The Making of the Small Rock] Reference
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