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The coronavirus pandemic is the scourge that keeps on whipping—and its latest punishment is likely to be felt in dozens of states and municipalities across the United States as governments reckon with a massive and sudden loss of revenue.

From Fortune

Fitzpatrick reckoned that global macro accounted for about a tenth of the hedge fund industry’s assets a decade ago, but that had now slipped to 6 percent.

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In the century since women’s suffrage, women have transformed our politics — in particular, they’ve become a force to be reckoned with inside the Democratic Party.

So maybe the higher expectations that we have for what we hope for in life earlier, that accounts for why we’re downward sloping until a certain point, and then we reckon with what’s possible.

So it’s impossible for me to reckon that he wouldn’t have thought through the consequences of aggregating that power, through the use of executive orders and sole executive action and so on.

Either way, we Americans have plenty to answer for and reckon with.

They were holding too many meetings, he realized, descending into politics instead of ascending to reckon with Flagg.

The more specific they get, marketers reckon, the more likely you are to buy.

And the failure to reckon with that question will make the injustice of paying dues for partisan speech look like a minor detail.

Until we reckon with our compounding moral debts, America will never be whole.

Whenever it comes day, we got all the best uh things—though I don't reckon we'll have a walkaway.

But I reckon we'll have to take these two carcasses along as a sort of corroborative evidence.

You may put on as many fines as you please, Mr. Judge, but by —— there's a difference between imposing and collecting, I reckon.

They've both dropped down out of sight now—I reckon I won't spoil sport—shouldn't like it myself.

Hilsea Green we used to reckon the coldest spot between Portsmouth and London.


On this page you'll find 163 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to reckon, such as: calculate, look upon, take account of, account, appraise, and approximate.

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