How To Use Sell off In A Sentence

  • According to one leading industry source, the best prospect for Glanbia now is to sell off its saleable assets as soon as possible and revert to the co-operative status.
  • Now council bosses in York may sell off their responsibilities to grit icy roads and paths in the city to a contractor.
  • The sudden spark of outrage at the sell off is one of those typically British pieces of illogical nonsense.
  • The seesaw of an on-again-off-again IPO, coupled with various management reshuffles and low morale as AIG prepared to sell off its "Asian gem," prompted an exodus of employees and agents. AIA's New Deal
  • The sell off followed the release of a plan to delist stocks that fell to 50 cents or below for 30 consecutive days.
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  • He has said that councils should sell off unused land to people who want to build their own homes. Times, Sunday Times
  • He recently sought permission from the court to sell off some possessions to pay his expenses, including a $40,000-to-$60,000 Andy Warhol print entitled "Liz," which he identified as a gift from the artist, glass frogs and other figurines, a presidential-inaugural medal collection and jewelry from his mother. The Case of the Disappearing Documents
  • So, if things get really sticky, could Ford sell off some of its big assets?
  • He was forced to sell off his land.
  • The decision to sell off the properties was taken after a significant cutback in Teagasc finances by the Government.
  • They generally look to sell off the businesses between three and five years for a tidy profit.
  • The despotic monarchy in France, meanwhile, learned that while it could clip coins and sell offices and tides to rentiers, it could not match the English in raising low coupon debt.
  • The company still plans to sell off Thorn Security and Electronics, which makes security and surveillance equipment for the defence industry.
  • Last year investors were piling the pressure on the group to sell off the nationals and focus on the more profitable regionals.
  • I may decide to sell off the wing chun wooden dummy, as I'm only using it for a hatrack. purging
  • The corporate raider said in a statement last week it intends to sell off or liquidate the business if no buyer comes forward, with the potential loss of 50 jobs.
  • That run-down in Commonwealth money for housing has forced the states into privatisation by stealth because it's forced them to sell off public housing stock and run down the supply right around the country.
  • Though our smaller processors may not be able to sell offal as the larger plants do, they can certainly bypass rendering plant fees and even sell the finished compost.
  • It has obliged local authorities to sell off council houses and has reduced the importance given to municipal housing.
  • It is expected to take four auctioneers seven hours to sell off 1,000 lots to people bidding via the web, by phone and in person.
  • It will sell office furniture and electrical appliances such as washing machines and dishwashers, as well as kitchens and bedrooms.
  • The whole thing makes you wonder whether or not these types of conglomerate businesses really make sense, if the best they can do is simply sell off their most important pieces.
  • The Preds rue the day they were forced to sell off Scott Hartnell in a firesale, and they see a lot of the same qualities in Glennie so he's their choice. 2009 NHL mock draft, first round
  • Institutions have started to sell off property because their investment portfolios have a higher than desired weighting in that asset class.
  • The city of Southampton wants to sell off works by Munnings and Rodin to raise money for a new maritime museum, focusing on the Titanic. Smoking Guns and the Morality of Parliamentary Privilege
  • • The Conservatives have precisely the wrong name: they want to sell off the Forest of Dean (Report, 29 January) and destroy gorgeous Chiltern landscape with a superfluous high-speed rail line (Comment, 24 January). Letters: Red October
  • After the war, we had to sell off part of the farm.
  • What better way to make a quick buck than to sell off the government subsidized apartments and turf the 23,000 residents out of house and home?
  • The company still plans to sell off Thorn Security and Electronics, which makes security and surveillance equipment for the defence industry.
  • But the single most reliable route to growth is probably to sell off everything but the core business.
  • If you need to sell off a piece of land in order to better capitalize the business, indicate this in the plan.
  • In April, it acquired $185 million in home mortgages from a regional lender, Fukushima Bank Ltd., that it hopes to repackage into bonds and sell off to domestic and international investors.
  • It is expected to take four auctioneers seven hours to sell off 1,000 lots to people bidding via the web, by phone and in person.
  • I think the council has got the message that it can't just sell off areas which are sensitive like this without a public outcry.
  • The price has been slipping for 18 years as central banks sell off their reserves, raising capital to invest in the stock market.
  • Part of her new strategy was to sell off whole portfolios of loans rather than securitise them, denting future profitability. Times, Sunday Times
  • And Greenpeace has bought a field there to sell off in small plots (hence my landholding), making it hard for the authorities to arrange compulsory purchase. House Points: Police harrassment of photographers
  • This is similar to when media conglomerates sell off ownership of some of their subsidiaries because conglomeration loses profitability at a certain point.
  • After the war, we had to sell off part of the farm.
  • According to one leading industry source, the best prospect for Glanbia now is to sell off its saleable assets as soon as possible and revert to the co-operative status.
  • Magistrates should be empowered to confiscate and sell off cars belonging to uninsured drivers.
  • The old buffers suddenly woke up to the carpet-baggers' plans to sell off the assets and called a meeting.
  • He was forced to sell off his land.
  • As the drought shriveled the acres of sideoats grama and bluestem grass on his property, Epperson, 57, was forced to sell off all but 90 of his 400 cows and 800 of his 3,000 goats. Drought puts cattle ranchers at a crossroads
  • But now the market has plateaued, the need to sell off-plan becomes even more pressurised.
  • The government could then sell off the airwaves to mobile phone companies.
  • Majors couldn't be bothered with marginal fields and were willing to sell off production.
  • According to Mr Meghen, it is too early to say what sums will be realised from the plant sell off, but it's likely to yield millions of euro.
  • Even for an administration that takes perverse pride in sneering at the term "conservation," this latest news is a shocker: President Bush's 2007 budget includes an order to the Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management to sell off as much as 800,000 acres of national lands to generate money for public schools. For Sale: Your Hunting Heritage
  • The announcement by the government that it is to sell off Victorian prisons and build nine new ones is welcome. Times, Sunday Times
  • The source of that class was the corrupt decision to sell off the state's assets (above all in energy and minerals) at giveaway prices and without open competition, in return for huge kickbacks.
  • Production will only resume if Nintendo can sell off a good proportion of its warehouse stock.
  • It is an utter disgrace to sell off our utilities to foreign companies for a short-term gain of capital. Times, Sunday Times
  • To keep the budget deficit down, the government proposed to sell off shares and property valued at around 1,000 million kroner.
  • As the drought shriveled the acres of sideoats grama and bluestem grass on his property, Epperson, 57, was forced to sell off all but 90 of his 400 cows and 800 of his 3,000 goats. Drought puts cattle ranchers at a crossroads
  • One day she decided to sort out his wardrobe, and sell off his shabbier clothes to Seraphina. THE IMAGE OF LAURA
  • Obama acted hostilely when he was a senator, voting to force Dubai to sell off its purchase of US port operations. Jennifer Nix: Unconventional Wisdom on Dubai
  • Government has avoided the word privatization and instead has adopted a program of “disinvestment,” generally intending to sell off partial ownership but retain majority control. THE COMMANDING HEIGHTS
  • The investors then bundle the mortgages, "securitize" them (that is, issue bonds - mortgage-backed securities), and sell off the securities to other institutional investors all over the world. Say Anything
  • As for depth of promotion, if my memory serves me correctly, you initially forecasted a run to 38.5 cents culminated by a massive sell off.
  • There are others who have suggested he sell off the valuable collection of art and other family heirlooms, but he doubts they would raise the required amount.
  • To cut costs and bolster its finances, EDS will lay off 2,700 workers, move more operations offshore, and sell off $250 million in noncore assets.
  • It could also mean that only the person registered as the keeper will be legally entitled to buy in or sell off farm stock.
  • He treated the vast mineral wealth of his country as something for him to sell off to the highest international bidders.
  • So Richard and Leo sell off their assets, empty their pockets and borrow some money from a studio.
  • The service it provides for schoolchildren, students, handicapped people, young mothers, pensioners and thousands of ordinary York residents is far too important to sell off for a fast buck.
  • In Niger, communities have been forced to sell off their precious herds of cattle.
  • ZAHN: And when you talk about these hazardous materials teams now that are combing through the Russell Office Building with what you described as handheld chemical detectors, how accurate are those detectors? CNN Transcript Feb 8, 2006
  • ‘We could see 6 cents if people decide to sell off, but with the contango now back in the market there shouldn't be such a dire need to push stuff,’ a trader said.
  • He agreed to pay the full sum, half of which was tax and half accrued interest and penalties, and undertook to sell off family assets to meet the demand within six months.
  • The regional headquarters have already shifted to another neighbourhood and the decision was finally taken two years ago to sell off the citadel so that a new facility could be built.

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