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shore up

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  1. prop up, prop, shore up, shoreverb

    support by placing against something solid or rigid

    "shore and buttress an old building"

    set ashore, shore, land, prop up, prop

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  1. shore up

    prop, support, prop up

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  1. David Shulkin:

    What we can't afford to do is have yet another crisis -- a health care financing crisis -- during the time of a pandemic, if anything, we should be taking actions to shore up the solvency of Social Security Administration and not be offering solutions that are going to make that problem much more critical.

  2. Janet Yellen:

    I do believe we have a very strong and resilient banking system and all of us need to shore up the confidence of depositors that that’s the case.

  3. Tate Reeves:

    We have been working around the clock to secure additional medical personnel through both federal and private sector sources to shore up the staffing shortage that our hospitals find themselves in. Getting boots on the ground this quickly is a step in the right direction.

  4. Fawn M. Brodie:

    Richard Nixon lied to gain love, to shore up his grandiose fantasies, to bolster his ever-wavering sense of identity. He lied in attack, hoping to win and always he lied, and this most aggressively, to deny that he lied.

  5. Mick Mulroy:

    If we fail to shore up the moral and ethical bulwarks of our society we will have to live with the consequences. We will almost certainly watch our international reputation continue to wane. We will continue to lose our way and fracture at our many seams. A philosopher-king like Aurelius—American democratic leaders like Aurelius—can help us change course and save us from ourselves.

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