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We often say of a person that he `` looks young for his age '' or `` old for his age ''.
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We have only to think of Lady Macbeth or the policeman-murderer in Thomas Burke's famous story, `` The Hands Of Mr. Ottermole '', to realize that hands often call up ideas of crime and punishment.
We are often told that the Comedie has, unfortunately, life-contracts with old actors who are both mediocre and lazy, drawing their pay without much acting but probably doing real service to the Comedie by staying off the stage.
Articles of faith are sets of beliefs usually found in creeds, sometimes numbered, and often beginning with " We believe ...", which attempt to more or less define the fundamental theology of a given religion, and especially in the Christian Church.
" In conclusion, Hazlitt admitted, " We could repeat these lines to ourselves not the less often for not knowing the meaning of them.
We often omit p or ‖·‖ and just write V for a space if it is clear from the context what ( semi ) norm we are using.
Old Catholics often refer to the Church Father St. Vincent of Lerins and his saying: " We must hold fast to that faith which has been believed everywhere, always, and by all the Faithful.
We has often been discussed as a political satire aimed at the police state which Zamyatin perceived in the Soviet Union.
We know from experience that more often than not the theory that requires more complicated machinations is wrong.
Officials of the BFA noted that, although the asylum promoted otherwise, adoptive parents did not distinguish between indenture and adoption ; " We believe ," the asylum officials said, " that often, when children of a younger age are taken to be adopted, the adoption is only another name for service.
Benito Mussolini described Italy's intervention in the war against the Western Allies as the following: " We are going to war against the plutocratic and reactionary democracies of the West who have invariably hindered the progress and often threatened the very existence of the Italian people ...".
We have very little evidence of the internal working arrangements of the workshop, apart from the works of art themselves, often very difficult to assign to a particular hand.
We are curious to know whether Mrs. Stowe is a believer in the duty of non-resistance for the White man, under all possible outrage and peril, as for the Black man … whites in parallel circumstances, it is often said Talk not of overcoming evil with good — it is madness!
We often wish to describe the behavior of a function f ( x ), as either the argument x or the function value f ( x ) gets " very big " in some sense.
This usage is particularly widespread in medicine ; for example, pathology is often used simply to refer to " the disease " itself ( e. g. " We haven't found the pathology yet ") rather than " the study of a disease ".
Clemenceau often joked about the " assassin's " bad marksmanship – “ We have just won the most terrible war in history, yet here is a Frenchman who misses his target 6 out of 7 times at point-blank range.
" We Are the Champions " has become an anthem for sporting victories, including as official theme song for 1994 FIFA World Cup, and has been often used or referenced in popular culture ( see below ).
We recognize that Jesus is telling a story to illustrate a moral point, and that such stories often don't claim to correspond to actual events.
We were often obliged to concentrate and even to retreat ", and General Thévenet: " There is no doubt that a part of the French army was repelled up to the Scrivia ".
These often include intentionally deceptive tactics, with computer recorded messages saying things like " Don't panic but this is your final notice " or " We have already attempted to contact you through the mail.
" We " in this sense often refers to " the reader and the author ," since the author often assumes that the reader knows certain principles or previous theorems for the sake of brevity ( or, if not, the reader is prompted to look them up ), for example, so that the author does not need to explicitly write out every step of a mathematical proof.
We and say
We cannot truthfully say of anyone who has succeeded in entering deep into his sixties that he was never old.
We sympathize with Mr. Kennedy, but we feel bound to say that his budget review doesn't please us either, although for very different reasons.
We couldn't be seen together, for the tongue of Scandal was ever ready to link our names, and the tongue of Scandal finds but one thing to say of the association of a man with a girl, no matter how innocent.
We may say that his attitude was foolish, since he may have been a success had he learned some human relations skills ; ;
We should say that we made our point with feeling the first time and little or no feeling the second time, but that it was the same point we were making.
We may carry this sequence one step further and say that at seventy he was a poet at the height of his powers, wanting only the impetus of two tragedies, one personal, the other national, to loose those powers in poetry.
We have to tell ourselves that when Parker spoke in this vein, he believed what he said, because he could continue, `` But the truth, which cost me bitter tears to say, I must speak, though it cost other tears hotter than fire ''.
We do not say that a man who takes no interest in politics is a man who minds his own business ; we say that he has no business here at all.
We say we want to see put on the statute book something which will make our people citizens of the world before they are citizens of this country ".
We might not see any rotation initially, but if we closely look at the right, we see a larger field at, say, x = 4 than at x = 3.
We say that the mutation is recessive because the organism will exhibit the wild type phenotype ( ordinary trait ) unless both chromosomes of a pair have the mutation ( homozygous mutation ).
We can distort a dual polyhedron such that it can no longer be obtained by reciprocating the original in any sphere ; in this case we can say that the two polyhedra are still topologically dual.
We can use it as basis to say, " a < b " and " b > a ", two judgments which designate the same state of affairs.
: “ We say that it origin of the traditions is polar, and the pole is nomore Western than it is Eastern.