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You may be sure, sir, that I shan't commit myself till I've reported to you; what I meant was that I'd rather not give an opinion till I've heard what Madame Olenska has to say.
Listening to Bilibin he was already imagining how on reaching the army he would give an opinion at the war council which would be the only one that could save the army, and how he alone would be entrusted with the executing of the plan.
The contractor, in consultation with the attorneys of the KDE, will give an opinion as to the contents of the bargained agreements as well as the bargaining negotiations and the board policies resulting and whether those contribute to critically ineffective or inefficient management of the JCPS and other effects of these agreements and the negotiations on the JCPS.
He refused to give an opinion on whether England should play some matches in the north, rather than at a two-thirds-empty Wembley (of course they should).
The AG is expected to have a better understanding of law and statutes not to give an opinion which belittles his office," Sharma said.
Not being Jewish, I am totally unqualified to give an opinion.
Doubts are starting to surface about the European Parliament's legal capacity to give an opinion on the substance of the agreement if it is being examined by the court, Europolitics learned.
No sooner did the Law Ministry give an opinion, the Prime Minister did not take even one minute's time to cancel it.
By ISLAMABAD, May 12, 2011 (Balochistan Times): The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed counsel for referring authority to assist it over a question of law under which it could derive powers under advisory jurisdiction, thus enabling it to give an opinion on Zulfikar Ali Bhuttos trial in accordance with Article 186.
Ernst & Young warned of "fundamental uncertainties" on business continuity and said it was not able to give an opinion on the company's full-year results.
As a council tenant, I for one was not invited to give an opinion on Birmingham City Council housing department's ability to provide adequate housing.
AMY personal view is that I am happy to give an opinion on any mole or blemish that has either changed in its appearance or behaviour over a short period of time.