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The NYT editorial argues that besides our spies, the policy folks at State and the White House fell down on the job too, given that the new Hindu nationalist government of India talkedopenly of its interest in nuclear weapons.
We did talkbriefly, but I remember it as being completely non-confrontational, that if anything I was subjected to a charm offensive.
"If you've been unfairly accused, as you insist, sir, you should want these reporters to talkfreely and honestly about what you and Mr. Bennett did or did not tell them.
The dogmatic rigidity, left and right, that has left Loury without an ideological home is also why this nation has such a hard time talkinghonestly about race.
The 15 of us, who had been talkingloudly, fall into a spooky silence when she opens the door.
“I shall simply talkquietly to old Harwell like a Dutch nephew....” Even if youngish Tim Simpson, the hero and speaker, could not readily speak to old Harwell like a Dutch uncle , the usual expression, why not just resist the temptation to make an (at best) bad pun?
In a flash McCain is off, wisecracking, talkingseriously about his campaign and his life, engaging in badinage with aides and teasing his good-natured spouse, who sits a couple of seats away, trying to talk to their daughter back home in Arizona about her lacrosse game on a cell phone.
An editorial in Ma'ariv criticized Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak for making "public and superfluous statements" about wanting to change parts of the Wye agreement, such as the timetable for Israeli withdrawals from the West Bank, without first talkingprivately to Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat.
To make the talkeasily swallowable (i.e., not too long), this time, I shall not go into the discussion of the logics for which these representations are (Kripke) ``possible worlds'' semantics.
32 There was the Door to which I found no Key: There was the Veil through which I could not see: Some little Talkawhile of Me and Thee There seemed--and then no more of Thee and Me.
One of the officials was talkingrapidly on the phone in some local language.
The choice of more awkward Dems, this requires dismissing talk of Lewinsky, then talkingendlessly about why you're not talking about her.
When you were asked about that, you said you didn't even know anything about it ... Q: Governor, you talkedearlier about the Republican Party and the image of the party.
For much of the first hour, Redgrave's Clarissa Dalloway drifts around a sunny, post-World War I London, talkingexcitedly of a party to take place at her home that evening, exchanging formal pleasantries with various aristocrats, and moving in and out of her memories.
The Voice of the Community in New Zealand Private savings spell healthier economy Michael Cullen Savings is an area where we can talkforever, analyse endlessly, draw up long lists of pros and cons of different options and do absolutely nothing.
Talkinghard, she bounces from one thought to another, tripping at times over her own enthusiasm.
These talkshopefully will be given by the Career Advisory Services or people from the industry and will be carried out within this term.
Unit will at this point be talkingidly to Bus and other front rowers and will have to be silenced by Fletch.
Since Frank: 1) talksincredibly fast; 2) has a thick accent (Bayonne, N.J., not Boston); and 3) seems to have cotton wool lodged in his cheeks, this sounds more like "Wildegenmenyeelistime?"
Looking at the tracks it left on the side of the road, it had walked up to within 6 feet of a car that had it's motor running, 2 doors open and 2 guys talkinginside.
Vic was still talkingintensely.
The Paper Chase Dear David, It has been 20 years since you left home, and we have been talkingintermittently since then by telephone.
The French tend to talklyrically about the terroir , the characteristics given by particular climate and soil, while Americans worship winemakers instead, turning them into celebrities.
Inevitably, we discussed our different lives and as she talkedmodestly of her work, I learnt of some of her early experiences and her great pride in her children & their various achievements.
KEL: Sal, whad are you talkingaboud?
People such as Al Gore who aim to please all of us, or as many as possible, traffic mostly in ecumenical banalities about the virtue and values of Godliness: Gore talksnonsensically about parents who "struggle to pass on the right values" to their children.
Everyone talksnowadays about making dictionaries user-friendlier.
In the case of the Examiner , it's weirdly uncomfortable to read its coverage, sort of like listening to an elderly relative talkobsessively about his own imminent death.
He talkedpassionately about his organisation's approach to corporate responsibility and described their role in the community not as a 'peripheral' activity but rather 'central to who we are' and 'of bottom-line interest'.
It is very touching to see the home movies of Tiffany York, born with mermaid syndrome, or sirenomelia (in which the legs are fused together), taking her first tottery steps after corrective surgery, and to listen to her talkingphilosophically about her life as she floats in a Florida swimming pool.
But we have already managed to have a talkpractically on the whole range of bilateral ties.
There are so many painful emotional and logistical details surrounding the nightmare of a divorce--the search for good counseling, the brouhaha about how it will affect the kids--that no one ever really talkspublicly about the ways in which people are often forced to part with a lot of their money.
Whether, in an age of multinational capitalism, we may talkreasonably about a post-colonial era is way beyond the scope of this article.
There was the research engineer who was incredibly handsome and sounded unbelievably romantic on paper, talkingromantically about watching the clouds and such things, but who was so nervous when we actually met that I couldn't get a word in edgewise.
"Instead of Theodore Roosevelt's 'talksoftly and carry a big stick,' we have yelled and carried a toothpick.
Re the current system: I was talkingspecifically about NZ, so I probably should have said the current situation rather than the current system.
It appears that this or similar format of the UN High Commissioner's report would make it possible to talksubstantively of the achieved progress in the activities of OHCHR and of the tasks facing the Office.
It will not give you or your records an easy ride, we are talkingtruly high performance.
Laborites talkunblushingly about "re-branding" the country.
Accepting this advice, President Clinton invited Sharif to Washington, where they talkedmostly about India but also discussed Bin Ladin.
It's still early days, but he talksambitiously of the act's potential.
In scenes where people in a crowd are supposed to be talkinganimatedly but unintelligibly to one another, she observes, the effect is sometimes achieved by having half the cast members say blah blah blah and the other half say yadda yadda yadda .
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We were not allowed to talk to each other at all but were too tired and ill to talkanyway.
Organisers talkedblithely about a record 35,000 crowd.
He might, however, be "the right person to talkbluntly to Arafat about terrorism," the Post said.