(1) The World Bank has revised down growth estimates, and the Kenyan shilling sank to a record low against the dollar in October, pushing food and fuel prices higher.
(2) A friend heard the butcher boast five shillings that he would be let off again by the tribunal, for the sixth time.
(3) A well-meaning litany of no-nos: don't be racist, don't be sexist, don't be homophobic, don't shill the World Cup to countries with human-rights issues .
(4) They charge fees of 3,000 Ugandan shillings – about US$2 – a term.
(5) A note on the text The first edition of Dracula appeared in bookshops on 26 May 1897, price six shillings, in a print run (from the publishers Archibald Constable and Co) of some 3,000 copies bound in plain yellow cloth with the one-word title in simple red lettering.
(6) One gloomy August afternoon Stevenson took Lloyd's shilling box of water-colours and made a map of an island.
(7) I'd go across the street with him and give him a 10-shilling note to get home because he never had any money, and that was it.'
(8) "Today I bought a goat, slaughtered, at 25,000 shillings (around £7)," she says, pausing in her shuttle between customers and pot.
(9) "The fossil fuel industry and its shills are willing to exploit any crisis and go to any lengths in their effort to extract more dirty fuels and dismantle critical climate policies.
(10) With significant donor support from Britain and others, the government has allocated more than 2tn shillings (£856,000) for education in 2010-11, about double its spending on health.
(11) They have only to make their papers good enough in order to win, as well as to merit, success, and the resources of a newspaper are not wholly measured in pounds, shillings, and pence.
(12) But the health centre hasn't the 200,000 shillings (£56) to pay for it.
(13) So why is my overriding desire for the next 12 months to see Morrissey and Marr (and the lawnmower parts ) to put creative differences and court cases behind them, take the shilling for a criminally vulgar reunion concert, and risk tainting my memories?
(14) "Some local staff working for NGOs and UN agencies ask for 3,000 shillings [around £20] to give you a food card.
(15) You then send between 100 shillings (74p) and 35,000 shillings (£259) via text message to the desired recipient - even someone on a different mobile network - who cashes it at an agent by entering a secret code and showing ID.
(16) Osteoarchaeologist Katie Tucker looked again at the bones in the museum when tests showed the team of local historians and residents, and experts from the university, that the bones from St Bartholomew, sold to a 19th-century vicar for 10 shillings as those of Alfred and his family, were centuries too late.
(17) The Uganda Red Cross will need to raise 2.5bn shillings (£640,000) for a three-month operation.
(18) And by doing so I've learned that Thiago Silva is not going to Barcelona because he has signed a new deal that will deliver a few extra PSG shillings into his pockets and keep him at the Parc des Princes until 2018.
(19) A young Treasury minister was once sent out to public meetings to explain currency metrication from the old 20 shillings and 12 pennies.
(20) In 1914 the Treasury printed and issued 10 shilling and £1 notes.
(v. i.) Acute; sharp; piercing; having or emitting a sharp, piercing tone or sound; -- said of a sound, or of that which produces a sound.
(n.) A shrill sound.
(v. i.) To utter an acute, piercing sound; to sound with a sharp, shrill tone; to become shrill.
(v. t.) To utter or express in a shrill tone; to cause to make a shrill sound.
(1) There’ll never be another like him,” she shrilled when she recovered.
(2) He should conduct this conversation factually, carefully, without loud or shrill tones.
(3) Sorry, I mean it would be the department of trade.” She gives a shrill, uneasy laugh.
(4) They also spend excessive time in making unusual sounds consisting of a high-pitched shrill cry with little intonation in infancy and a harsh, strained, and glottal stridency in later life.
(5) Morrison has described claims that Australia was violating international law as offensive and labelled criticism of his silence over the fate of the two boats "shrill and hysterical".
(6) 2.13pm GMT He calls the idea that we have lost track of terrorist plotters as a result of these disclosures "shrill and unsubstantiated".
(7) A grandmother of five, Jones sports a discrete shrill carder bumblebee tattoo on her shoulder courtesy of taking part in a green art project.
(8) Dave meanwhile lapsed into his shrill Bullingdon Club persona; the dividing line between self confidence and smugness is gossamer thin for the prime minister.
(9) Let it be said clearly that the press – divided, suspicious, too often shrill – is no easy partner in this search.
(10) In the context of the increasingly shrill debate around migration and Europe, this week's the Mail on Sunday included an article attacking the non-profit organisation European Alternatives , of which I am co-president.
(11) "Navalny carefully distanced himself from the shrill, old-guard western-friendly liberals – 'hellish, insane, crazy mass of the leftovers and bread crusts of the democracy movement of the 80s', he called them – who simply participated in Putin's cult of personality in reverse."
(12) Winners and losers Going: Species facing "severe" threats in England Red squirrel Northern bluefin tuna Natterjack toad Common skate Alpine foxtail Kittiwake Grey plover Shrill carder bumblebee Recovering: Recent conservation success stories Pole cat Large blue butterfly Red kite Ladybird spider Pink meadowcap Sand lizard Pool frog Bittern
(13) Even at school throughout the school day you would be teaching and next door in the secure accommodation unit you could hear someone, this shrill scream, as they just cry out because they’ve lost it, absolutely lost it, or self-harmed,” Reen said.
(14) The shrill blast of a whistle still makes Almaz Russom wince.
(15) His later years, as the preachments of abolitionists and slaveholders reached their shrill adumbration of bloody war, were marked, even made notorious, by his fiery championing of John Brown, whom he had briefly met in Concord, finding him "a man of great common sense, deliberate and practical", endowed with "tact and prudence" and the Spartan habits and spare diet of a soldier.
(16) The risks are in being ignored entirely or forcing an interjection and appearing “shrill” – the death shriek for women trying to get ahead anywhere.
(17) The shameful destruction of New Orleans, the Wall Street crash of 2008 and growing indebtedness to China, the collapse of so many industries and the shrill ideological divisions in Congress over monetary and fiscal policy can all be traced to habits ingrained in the Reagan years when the notion took hold that "the government is not the solution to our problems; the government is the problem".
(18) He says it's hyperventilation from a shrill government.
(19) It can be a bit shrill One long-serving maker of risky BBC television programmes argues that behind the compliance craze is a bigger loss of nerve.
(20) The shepherd lad held on steadily, driving his goats with shrill cries up our hill for the better pasture on the western side.