Examples of bailout in a Sentence
government bailouts of large corporations
Recent Examples of bailout from the Web
When parishioners started knocking on her door to collect money for the bailout, Grandma was done.
Warren has proposed 17 amendments toughening the bill, including preventing any bank that received more than $1 billion in bailout money or was fined more than $10 million over the last decade from getting reduced federal oversight.
The government took over Fannie and Freddie in 2008, eventually injecting them with nearly $188 billion in bailout money.
Not accepting bailout money during the Great Recession illustrates the core values and commitment to performance at Ford.
Sensing such a move, top Democrats and at least one Republican on Friday said the White House's decision was tantamount to a bailout of a large Chinese company with little benefit for the United States.
President Trump has embraced fossil fuels, and the owners of struggling coal plants are appealing to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for bailouts.
The green complex offers a very safe bailout to the right of the green; however, a spine down the right side makes an up and down very difficult (especially to hole locations on the right side of the green).
Stewart is critical of the long-term bailout of Hartford, but as an urban mayor said the state’s cities are key to Connecticut’s success.
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Examples of bail out in a Sentence
if the meeting seems like it will never end, find an excuse to bail out
the government bailed out the savings and loan industry
bail out Synonyms
bail, begone, bug off, bug out, buzz (off), clear out, cut out, depart, dig out, exit, get, get off, go, go off, move, pack (up or off), part, peel off, pike (out or off), pull out, push off, push on, quit, run along, sally (forth), shove (off), step (along), take off, vamoose, walk out;
beat it, hit the road, pull stakes (or pull up stakes), take a hike (also take a walk), take a powder;
Financial Definition of BAILOUT
What It Is
A bailout is financial help for ailing companies.
How It Works
Company XYZ is in the newspaper industry and has seen a dramatic downturn in its advertising sales. The company's board believes that if it can launch an interactive digital version of its product, which has been in development for two years, it could become a viable business again.
Company XYZ publishes the only paper in the county, and Company ABC loves the newspaper. Company ABC agrees to lend Company XYZ enough money to launch the new digital product, and it prices the loan at an interest rate below what Company XYZ could get anywhere else. Essentially, Company ABC gives Company XYZ a bailout.
Why It Matters
Bailouts are essentially monies intended to get companies out of trouble. Often, governments give bailouts to companies whose bankruptcies would cost what the government deems "too many jobs" or cause "too much" damage.
Bailouts are a challenge to capitalism in its purest sense. Critics of bailouts argue, for example, that companies should be left to succeed and fail on their own merits, and that supply and demand in the free markets will always determine the worth of goods and services. Supporters of bailouts argue that bailouts are sometimes the lesser of two evils when it comes to a company failing and displacing thousands of workers.
BAILOUT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of bailout for English Language Learners
: the act of saving or rescuing something (such as a business) from money problems
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