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Multiply this at the scale of Facebook’s billions of users and across all subject matters, and it’s easy to see why simply not “recommending” some groups barely makes a dent.Facebook tries to clean up Groups with new policies|Sarah Perez|September 17, 2020|TechCrunch
Many of those top-of-the-line homes on wheels can put a dent in your savings as large as a condo.
Yet, you want your brand to gain traction and make a dent, in spite of the dominant brands.Inbound marketing for brand awareness: Four up-to-date ways to do it|Ali Faagba|September 11, 2020|Search Engine Watch
The vaccine has to be effective, and there needs to be enough of it to put a dent in transmission.A third of Americans might refuse a Covid-19 vaccine. How screwed are we?|Brian Resnick|September 4, 2020|Vox
I won’t say it’s cured me of my insomnia completely, but it’s made enough of a dent to keep it around.
My desk still has the dent from where I hit my head against it when I heard that one.
That is bound to put a dent in public confidence in the police.Idris Elba on Eric Garner, ‘Mi Mandela,’ and Selling Weed to Dave Chappelle|Marlow Stern|December 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even with mixed reviews, the film did little to dent Clooney's reputation.
Plane travel is extremely dehydrating, and continuously purchasing water at airport prices can put a dent in your wallet.How to Get Cheaper Tickets, Live Like a Local, and Other Great Travel Hacks|Brandon Presser|June 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Emergency benefits have just expired for some 1.3 million jobless Americans, putting a huge dent in our economy.
I guess he can't make a dent on the Chinese disposition, or he'd have had Wong dead before this.Mystery Ranch|Arthur Chapman
Please take the dent out of my side, Poly, for I am more crippled than was the Soldier.The Tin Woodman of Oz|L. Frank Baum
The snow-covered Dent du Midi had a splendor like the face of the full moon when it is rising.Rudy and Babette|Hans Christian Andersen
Then he would show the dent in his cheek, and pass his helmet round for all to see, as a conjurer does.The Relief of Mafeking|Filson Young
Mr. John Dent was born about the middle of the eighteenth century.English Book Collectors|William Younger Fletcher
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Idioms and Phrases with dent
see make a dent in.