preordained


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They are acting as if it is something preordained, and a certainty; they are frightening people and confusing them about their destinies, and the country's future.
The preordained rematch gives the Ducks a chance to avenge last season's 106-69 loss at Missouri.
Although this strategy is the one that Cadbury had preordained, Kraft had raised the hopes of those who worked there.
Published posthumously, the novel offers a profound meditation on life, its strife and preordained end.
Take a recent example in the UK when voting for preordained party nominated European Union candidates that can only be elected to serve by proportional representation.
From this perspective, far from meekly accepting his death in adherence to some preordained divine path to vindication and glory, Mark's Jesus imitates a confused and despairing David questioning God's role in, and the necessity of, his suffering in effecting the apocalyptic victory.
KNOWING (15) According to the premise of Knowing, there are no accidents or chance occurrences - everything is preordained, mapped out in advance.
There are no accidents or chance occurrences - everything is preordained, mapped out years if not decades in advance and we are just passengers on this invisible roller-coaster through space and time.
There are no accidents or chance occurrences - everything is preordained and we are just passengers on an invisible roller-coaster through space and time.
She shows how acceptance of the preordained meanings attached to such terms constrains how they are used and denies the dynamics of their real meaning as a changing and individual referent emerging from teachers' joint engagement with their students in a classroom about language, an engagement which, in itself, is conducted in language.
This sets up the dilemma about whether our lives are preordained, or whether we have free will, but all considered at the young adolescent level of understanding.