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With the pandemic putting a damper on public transit, the automotive industry continued to fare well while other verticals may have seen larger sales dips.
It doesn’t have a whoosh of air or a physical damper rubbing on the wheel to make annoying sounds as the pedaling gets tougher.
Kitchell concluded, however, that if one wants to minimize damage in the unlikely event of a rare 975-year quake, earthquake dampers should be installed at a projected multimillion-dollar cost.
High unemployment, plus continued Covid-19 outbreaks, have put a damper on real estate.
Just as the Admiral was going, Ward (of the Intelligence) crossed over with a nasty little damper.
It was such a damper as to be most mortifying to an enthusiastic girl, and she drew into herself in a moment.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
His friend promised to look after mother and me, but somehow the philanthropist put a damper on the promise.
WAYS OF WAR AND PEACEDELIA AUSTRIAN
The passageway was growing damper; water trickled down the walls and gathered in fetid pools on the floor.
STAR BORNANDRE NORTON
A damper seemed to have been placed on all their spirits, and the flow of conversation was sluggish and dull.
But there was a per contra, which acted as a damper to his joy, on his perceiving that both were beset with sharp spines.
THE VEE-BOERSMAYNE REID

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