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It paid for a backstop and dugouts at a neighborhood Little League field.
The government is going to be putting a backstop on certain parts of the economy.
Some businesses had been using federal stimulus programs like the CARES Act, passed in March, as a backstop.
So without having to actually invest a dollar of taxpayer money, the mere announcement of providing liquidity and a backstop unlocked unprecedented amounts of activity.
She was out of the cell before it hit the backstop and following me down the hall towards her brother's room.
HIGHWAYS IN HIDINGGEORGE OLIVER SMITH
Each time one sailed away over the backstop, it was like the pop of a safety-valve; it averted an explosion.
THE VOICE IN THE FOGHAROLD MACGRATH
The backstop was built up of earth and was soft enough so that the pins would not splinter on striking it.
CASTLE OF TERRORE.J. LISTON
He began to turn its center dial, at first a quarter circle, and then all the way to the final backstop of the calibration.
THE LONG VOYAGECARL RICHARD JACOBI
Finally, the tenth shot smacked against the backstop and he racked his weapon and punched at the target return button.
THE BEST MADE PLANSEVERETT B. COLE
Joe called out to the veteran catcher, who was acting as his backstop.

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