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Expertly chosen locations and Howard Cummings' production design create an offhandedly diverse snapshot of New York, ranging from a high-security mental institution to a table at Le Cirque where Dr.
php) Talking Points Memo said the crucial information, "buried down at the bottom of the story, almost as an afterthought," was mentioned so offhandedly.
Sometimes the references are even contradictory: for example, student-group projects are introduced offhandedly in chapter 1 as a way to promote active learning, but in an expanded treatment in chapter 13 this model is revealed to be quite intensive in terms of preclass planning and ongoing coordination by faculty.
It was not only the physical but also the emotional care of animals that was emphasized by the Holy Prophet that he once reprimanded his wife, Aisha, for treating a camel a bit offhandedly.
A: Researchers and journalists talk offhandedly about the American dream declining and mobility [declining].
He said to me somewhat offhandedly, 'Why don't you see if there's an industrial kitchen around here where we could try making your Welsh cakes?
I was in the middle of Boyd's latest, Waiting for Sunrise, a World War I-era espionage tale, and I'd just read an interrogation scene so offhandedly sadistic that it might have been lifted from the pages of Ian Fleming.
One example: At a dinner party in London just three months after the attacks of 9/11, French Ambassador Daniel Bernard offhandedly told newspaper publisher Conrad Black that Israel was a "shitty little country.
It is not so unfortunate to be away, distant in some sense, perfect in another, angling the hand under sunlight to recreate what was seen once, offhandedly by chance.
It must be said that the report almost offhandedly notes that at least two women -- a computer expert who first captured some of the offensive images, as well as the diocesan communications director -- on viewing the images immediately recommended notifying police.
That the owner of the livery yard should use the distress of her neighbours to offhandedly lobby for additional bridleways/ riding opportunities seems entirely inappropriate in times of great financial constraint.