“Figure” in the news

Example collocations

figure skater
figure skating
key figure
leading figure
political figure

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The Wall Street Journal
· Joe Kindred’s Recipe for Charred Squid With Ajo Blanco and Cilantro Pistou  
WHEN JOE AND KATY KINDRED opened their eponymous restaurant in Davidson, N.C., 8 months ago, they figured they’d slowly develop a local following.
The Economist
· The Line of Beauty: Sex, anger, lust, danger: the semiotics of scarlet  
Little figures in bright-red coats skittered through the frame of “Don’t Look Now” and “Schindler’s List”, but in “Marnie” Hitchcock turned the entire screen red, remaking the world as a visionary wound.
Seeking Alpha
· Surge In Coronavirus Spooks Investors As China Takes Profits  
It has no Treasury holdings to speak of (~$7 bln as of April, according to US figures) and is most unlikely to use the Fed's custody services.
Seeking Alpha
· Weyco Group: A Bright Future At A Cheap Price  
Weyco currently holds $7.05 million in long-term debt, a relatively low figure considering its $186,74 million in market capitalization.
The Guardian
· Mike Wilson obituary  
My friend Mike Wilson, who has died aged 82, was a well-respected figure in the marketing world.
The Wall Street Journal
· Slick Shoes for a Close-to-Home Summer  
“This ain’t really on us to figure out,” he says.
Malay Mail
· Singapore extends voting hours as pandemic slows poll  
Since a coronavirus lockdown eased in June after two months, the number of new daily cases has crept back into double figures, excluding the migrant workers living in dormitories where infection rates have been far higher.
Financial Express
· What should graduates do in tough economic situation? These sectors may have an answer  
While similar employment growth figures for the non-profit space in India are not available, the sector has indeed seen increased activity with philanthropic funding growing more than 4 times in the last decade.
· Cardiff and Newcastle have been named the top cycling cities in Britain  
And just shy of one in 10 have invested in an electric bike, according to the OnePoll figures.