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At the same time, many arborists, including Turney, frown upon the practice of topping trees, in which main branches are cut back to stubs.
However, the girls don't feel comfortable playing these sports, as the boys don't like the idea of girls playing such sports and often frown upon it.
Although rating agencies say they do not frown upon the use of tobacco proceeds for capital projects or even as part of a broad plan to restore fiscal stability, they are concerned about the one-time use of these nonrecurring revenues.
At the Cuba Tourist Board office in Toronto, Canada, Gabriel Alvarez--himself a native of Cardenas--says Cuban authorities disapprove of attempts to turn Elian into a tourist attraction and will likely frown upon cycling trips past the Gonzalez family home, Still, the international tug-of-war over the 6-year-old has boosted the town's cachet.
Most clients frown upon hearing the antics of toddlers during important business conversations.
Heckman says that the APA would like to see the NFPA and others that frown upon consumer fireworks use, to tone down the anti-fireworks campaign and turn up the safety message.
Heckman says that the APA would like to see the NFPA and others that frown upon fireworks use tone down the anti-fireworks campaign and turn up the safety message.
Its creators frown upon mixing it with juices or other sweet concoctions that would mask or tarnish the clarity of this superior vodka.