Prepositions after "shrink"

shrink from, in, by, to or as?

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In 26% of cases shrink from is used

Re has not shrunk from the role of curial enforcer.

And none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life.

The old blacksmith's hand never shrank from the thin flame of the paper.

I have never known her to shrink from a fight or fail to advocate for a position she believes in.

The number of seats that lean Democrat, +1 to +2D, has shrunk from 25 to 13 following redistricting.

The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of his country.

It had shrunk from challenges of justice and truth and instead sought advantage by inflaming ugly prejudice and intolerance.

Those who thrill to the news that a fancy dress party is in the offing and those who shrink from it like paper from a flame.

Between 1995 and 2007, the share of rural population to total population shrunk from about 36 percent to 22 percent as shown by census results.

It is a personal parish and it is quite common to have parishioners who do not shrink from driving for over an hour to attend the Divine Liturgy.

In 15% of cases shrink in is used

However, they are not shrinking in numbers.

As its mind grew in strength, it shrunk in size.

America's military will shrink in size and -- more importantly -- in capability.

That the god Brahman became the universe and the universe will grow and shrink in cycles.

Each chromatophore can widen or shrink in size, thereby varying the intensity of its colour.

Early in the season it became clear that the 2011-2012 would not shrink in the face of a little adversity.

The IPCC's forecast is this, not what you've just projected, the IPCC says sea ice is projected to shrink in both the Arctic and Antarctic, under all scenarios.

Since 2000, the middle class has shrunk in size, fallen backward in income and wealth, and shed some -- but by no means all -- of its characteristic faith in the future.

The PDAC is not likely to shrink in size; in fact, it will probably continue to grow in attendance so, learning these lessons early will prove invaluable for future conventions.

In 15% of cases shrink by is used

The Cuban economy shrank by 35 percent between 1989 and 1993.

The predictions show that the IMF expects the UK economy to shrink by 0.

The announcement by the ONS that the economy has shrunk by an estimated 0.

E &Y; believes that on current trends, bank lending to businesses will shrink by 4.

Figures on Tuesday are expected to show that the 17-nation euro area economy shrank by 0.

This contrasts with weakness in the manufacturing sector where employment has shrunk by 2.

Over the past three quarters - that is, the past nine months - the economy has shrunk by 1%.

In 2001, the IMF predicted that the economy would grow by 3 per cent whereas, in fact, it shrunk by -4.

A year-and-a-half ago, he said, the American economy was shrinking by six per cent a year and now it is growing.

This shines a harsh light on the current economic growth, or economic contraction, of the British economy, which shrank by 0.

In 14% of cases shrink to is used

Today, that number has shrunk to 14.

The party's base has shrunk to a core of middle-aged white men.

Your cluster may grow or shrink to an uneven number of hosts and may need it.

The music faded, the crystal walls returned to stone, and the light shrank to a pin spot.

These stars, compressed under their gravity, have shrunk to only about the size of Earth.

After the bankruptcies, Thomas ' empire shrank to one Evergreen Realty office in Villa Park.

Let's say that happens, then the Nationals lead would shrink to 3 1/2 games to start a three-game series in Atlanta.

It? s possible to walk around the island in a day because it measures only 8 sq km (3 sq mi ), shrinking to about 5 sq km (2 sq mi) during high tide.

In North Carolina, Republican Pat McCrory's comfortable lead in most polls shrunk to just 2 points in the latest Civitas polls when Libertarian Barbara was added to the survey options.

In 6% of cases shrink as is used

As a result, temporal boundaries have weakened just as the experiential dimension of space has shrunk as a result of modern means of transportation and communication.

In 3% of cases shrink with is used

Republicans will be happy that Obama's lead in the presidential race has shrunk with this update.

In 3% of cases shrink over is used

By calculating the body mass of each family, they could show how the animals have grown or shrunk over the years.

John Newlands, you can expect phosporus loses to shrink over time due to no-till GMOs, precision farming and runoff management.

In 3% of cases shrink at is used

We must not shrink at anything.

The area of Arctic sea ice has been shrinking at the rate of 11 percent per decade for the last 30 years.

That pie is likely to shrink at 412% per annum and its quite possible we will see a year of 20%+, maybe 2 years.

In 3% of cases shrink into is used

Hurts and humiliations shrink into insignificance.

The person afraid of public speaking may see a room of huge eyes staring at them, as they shrink into the floor.

She had been granted immortality by Apollo, but since she forgot to ask for perpetual youth, she shrank into withered old age and her authority declined.

Women staff at Bletchley Park said that if a woman so much as spoke to Alan Turing when he was not expecting it, he would visibly shrink into himself in alarm.

In 2% of cases shrink since is used

GM's share is down, but profits are up vs 4 years ago and they have been hiring, not shrinking since emerging from bankruptcy.

In 2% of cases shrink for is used

It will be interesting to watch given that with site, the real estate is shrinking for some.

There's no quorum for worship! Posted One of our three churches has a Sunday congregation that has been shrinking for years and is now regularly below ten.

In 1% of cases shrink under is used

Stars are supported, kept from shrinking under their own gravity, by energy generated by internal fusion of light atoms into heavier ones.

In 1% of cases shrink along is used

Anchor the Control to both sides (in a > given direction) and it will grow and shrink along with the Container.

In 1% of cases shrink onto is used

The woman told me that dry the hood was already smaller than my head but wetting it made is slightly larger and then it shrunk onto my head as it dried, I screamed to myself at this thought.

In 1% of cases shrink on is used

And at cost models that are shrinking on the same curve as the cost of your favorite TV at your favorite big box store.

After a series of Bowen sessions, adhesions tend to loosen and scar tissue frequently softens and shrinks on its own because impediments to the natural healing process are removed.

In 1% of cases shrink between is used

The Spanish economy is forecast to shrink between 1.

In 1% of cases shrink due is used

As I said I think that the gap has shrunk due to a combination of more thought out lists, more events and the perhaps the nature of 8th.

In 1% of cases shrink because is used

Areas covered by rainforests are rapidly shrinking because of it.

The deficit shrank because of an increase in American exports and cheaper oil, although economists expect it to grow again because of the global slowdown.

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