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Another half-hour," Gerald assured him encouragingly, "and we shall be at St.
he cried encouragingly to the dog, who put his paws up on his chest, catching at his game bag.
Well, we ought to manage that for you," the man remarked encouragingly.
I inquired, leading her memory on as encouragingly as I could.
Are you going by the boat, ma'am,' he had asked her encouragingly.
And encouragingly for Liverpool, it was also clear that they are starting to work out how to play to the big man's strengths.
Encouragingly, big increases in Ireland's employment rate is a major contributor to the economic growth.
He didn't handle Coventry or Bradford last season, but in 2012/13 he oversaw the Sky Blues' 2-0 defeat at Tranmere and, rather more encouragingly, the 5-0 win at Hartlepool where Carl Baker (2), David McGoldrick, Franck Moussa and Adam Barton ran riot for Mark Robins.
However, encouragingly, surveys show that for the first time in decades, fewer than one in five people now smoke.
Encouragingly, y our latest barometer provides the clearest indication yet that companies are prepared to invest in new machinery and their premises in a bid to remain competitive and take advantage of significant opportunities both at home and abroad.
Encouragingly, this more positive tone is expected to continue over the coming year with 33% more respondents predicting workloads will continue to rise rather than fall once more.
He looked to quicken twice that day and, encouragingly, the well-beaten runner-up has come out to win since.