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  • v. Present participle of budge.

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Examples

  • Never from the time yoke was first put upon him had a man succeeded in budging him against his will. it was asserted that he had caused more gray hairs to grow in the heads of the Selbyville farmers than all the mortgages of the past three generations.

    Old Baldy

  • I've never heard of 'budging' - it's always 'cutting in line' here in Southern Ohio.

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  • As I recall, kids would yell "no butting", but it could have been "budging".

    languagehat.com: BUDGE/VERSE.

  • And we -- it does extent all the way up toward Jacksonville, all the way down into West Palm Beach, all the way over to Fort Myers, and northward, almost kind of budging into the pan -- the Big Bend area, almost into the Panhandle, but not quite just yet.

    CNN Transcript Sep 5, 2004

  • for those 'budging' to the front at lights, no problem. like the guy who wants to be at the front of group ride, except instead of the wind picking them off, it's the guy beating the already red light.

    The Indignity of Commuting by Bicycle: Competition

  • I am not budging in my resolve, no matter how many suitors find their way to our door.

    How to Woo a Reluctant Lady

  • Latin America wants Cuba back in the OAS; so far the US isn't budging much and Cuba says they're not interested.

    Short Takes

  • Libor isn't budging "because these guys have so much cash," he says.

    Key Credit Gauge Loses Clout

  • But it became evident the Democrats weren't budging.

    Sen. Ron Johnson denounces 'mob rule'

  • But with unemployment still high and wages barely budging, Americans remain sensitive to shocks, such as higher food and energy prices.

    Fuel Prices Squeeze Shoppers

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