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We and couldn't
We couldn't budge them.
We have seen good new products shelved because no one had the assignment to develop such facts and plans -- and management couldn't make up its mind.
We couldn't help laughing.
" We figured we could win if our offense didn't put us into too many holes ", said 35-year old Colts lineman Billy Ray Smith, who was playing in his last NFL game, " Let me put it this way, they didn't put us into any holes we couldn't get out of "
We couldn't imagine a happy ending.
She said years later, " We couldn't even take care of ourselves.
We couldn't get insurance for Spence.
We couldn't think up things as funny as the real things that had happened.
We couldn't affect anything, but I still tried.
Ginn once stated that after Rollins joined, " We couldn't do songs with a sense of humor anymore ; he got into the serious way-out poet thing.
When the messenger turned back to look at the spot where Oedipus last stood, he says that " We couldn't see the man-he was gone-nowhere!
Despite having finished the script in 1985, Joel explained, " We couldn't make Hudsucker back then because we weren't that popular yet.
The book Conversations with Woody Allen reports that director Woody Allen wanted to cast Downey and Winona Ryder in his film Melinda and Melinda in 2005, but was unable to do so because he could not get insurance on them, stating, " We couldn't get bonded.
In 1964, Martin and Lyon began to control less of the organization, saying, " We felt that if the organization had any validity at all it couldn't be based on two people, it had to be able to stand and grow on its own.
Their composition, " When the Kissing Stops " made it to the final eight, but although initially tempted, the group decided not to perform the number themselves (" We all agreed it would be better to be remembered as winners, and we couldn't bear to lose!
We went through the stage door alley ( for the Curran Theatre ), and I couldn't get the stage door open.
Wilson realized that by scheduling the Golden Raspberry Awards prior to the Academy Awards, the ceremony would get more press coverage: " We finally figured out you couldn't compete with the Oscars on Oscar night, but if you went the night before, when the press from all over the world are here and they are looking for something to do, it could well catch on ," he said to BBC News.
We couldn't have done it without Hollywood's help.
" We couldn't infect the pigeons ," Swayne said.
We have a wonderful companionship that Hubert and I didn't have, couldn't have.
We recorded it live, and they all got enormous laughs, which just went on and on, but we couldn't use the jokes.
Toronto Maple Leafs GM Brian Burke said, " We had originally approved a rule where the goaltenders couldn't handle the puck behind the net at all.
We couldn't eat when we wanted to.
We couldn't do it, but God did.

We and be
`` We aim t' be see-lective, y'know??
We spoke of the need for advertising, and I agreed that the deep dive would be most useful for publicity.
We, in our country, think of war as an external threat which, if it occurs, will not be primarily of our own doing.
We have proved so able to solve technological problems that to contend we cannot realize a universal goal in the immediate future is to be extremely shortsighted, if nothing else.
We must not forget, to be sure, that free discussion and debate have produced beneficial results.
We would be ignoring the special circumstances of other countries.
We face, indeed, what may be a turning point in history, and we must act decisively and wisely.
We must be ever alert that freedom does not wither through the careless amassing of restrictive controls or the lack of courage to deal boldly with the issues of the day.
`` We were requested by the Secretary General, as I understand it, to discuss with you such matters as appear to us to be relevant, and we are not of course either a formal group or a committee in the sense of being guided by any rules or regulations of the Secretariat.
We need not, to be sure, expect to find such ideas in every piece of literature.
We must avoid the notion, suggested to some people by examples such as those just mentioned, that ideas are `` units '' in some way comparable to coins or counters that can be passed intact from one group of people to another or even, for that matter, from one individual to another.
We can be virtuous only if we control our lower natures, the passions in this case, and strengthen our rational side ; ;
We lived for a while in a movie melodrama with a German cook and her son who turned out to be Nazis.
We must, first of all, be willing to forgive others before we can secure God's forgiveness.
We want the past forgiven, but at the same time we must be willing for God to direct the future.
We expect him to be noble, and to make us so -- yet he knows, and tries to tell us, how very humble man must be.
We have no right to criticize them, as they realize they would be sitting ducks in a nuclear war.
We feel that The Detroit News is to be complimented upon arranging for articles on these subjects and we hope that it will continue to provide material along wholesome lines.
We would be crippled by reduced output, industrial decline, widespread unemployment ''.
We welcome this able brief for the negative as part of a many-sided discussion of the Atlantic Common Market which JNR will be continuing in our pages.
We hoped that its practitioners and teachers might be put on some sort of reserve list and called back for refresher courses each year or so.
-- We won't be too long.
We blushed and were flustered, and it turned out to be the fleetest brush of lips upon cheek.
We found in Gonzales v. United States, supra, that this was the controlling reason why copies of the recommendation should be furnished a registrant.

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