Don Budge

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Don Budge United States tennis player who in 1938 was the first to win the Australian and French and English and United States singles championship in the same year (1915-2000)
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Quotations

  • Malcolm S. Forbes
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    “If you never budge, don't expect a push.”

Usage

In literature:

He tries backin' off; but she don't budge.
"On With Torchy" by Sewell Ford
Don't dare budge from the spot.
"The Point Of Honor A Military Tale" by Joseph Conrad
Hold your breath, Jerry, and don't budge.
"Prudence of the Parsonage" by Ethel Hueston
I don't think Budge is satisfied with her.
"Red-Robin" by Jane Abbott
You don't comply with the conditions if you budge from the office during that time.
"Short Stories of Various Types" by Various
Darcieux's room, bolt the door and don't budge.
"The Confessions of Arsène Lupin" by Maurice Leblanc
The corners, the brass tips, don't budge.
"The Brass Bound Box" by Evelyn Raymond
You don't comply with the conditions if you budge from the office during that time.
"The Boy Scouts Book of Stories" by Various
Don't you budge an inch from it.
"Officer 666" by Barton W. Currie
Don't budge an inch, or you're a case for eels, you thief!
"The Humors of Falconbridge" by Jonathan F. Kelley
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In news:

Hacker Attack Warnings Don't Budge Opposing Sides on Cyber Bill.
Credit Card Interest Rates Don't Budge .
When it refused to budge, I gave it a little poke with the handle, hoping it would climb down and shuffle off without fanfare, or maybe "play possum ," as possums do when they don't like the odds.
The NFL seems to be losing this fight: the real refs won't budge in contract talks, and people don't seem too happy with the replacements .
That's a long time to be out of the office for any magazine guy or gal, and those deadlines don't budge and the magazine's got to be made no matter where we are or what we're doin'.
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