hostile encounter

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In the latest hostile encounter between the two, Chinese coastguard ships this month blocked two Filipino-flagged vessels headed for Second Thomas Shoal in the Spratly group, around 200 kilometres (125 miles) from the western Philippine island of Palawan.
Crew planned two days filming at Graham Park in Colindale, north London, but cut the stint short after the hostile encounter on Monday.
Liverpool didn't play so well in the second half, although there was no doubting their character as they got back into the game and played their part in an increasingly hostile encounter.
Bush actually benefitted more from the hostile encounter than he would have fielding the typical powder-puff questions lobbed up by supporters.
It can make an otherwise hostile encounter a nonviolent event.
Because he cannot credibly attribute his noncompliance to forgetfulness, says Baxter, "a motorcyclist who doesn't wear a helmet is a direct affront to the enforcement community," which makes a stop even likelier and raises the potential for a hostile encounter.
The event was recorded in Columbus's log book, which makes it the first documented hostile encounter between Europeans and the pre-Columbian population of the Americas.
This instruction gives officers the essential framework on which to base future actions in the event of a hostile encounter.
Though one member of the group, Scipio, attempts to forgive his lack of participation and solidarity ("Each soul grieves in its own way" [132]), a hostile encounter appears about to erupt.
Despite Tommy Coyne's gentlemanly gesture to the Hibs players as he made a point of shaking hands with the whole team, the game turned into a hostile encounter.
Rather than initiating a battle of wills or an angry, hostile encounter, using specific techniques to reinforce patients' agreeable behavior is strongly encouraged in improving medication compliance.
Dejan Lovren, Nathaniel Clyne, Adam Lallana and former Reds striker Rickie Lambert all joined Liverpool from Saints and Klopp, who lost numerous players to Bayern Munich during his time with Borussia Dortmund, is braced for a hostile encounter.