refuse to receive

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What you contemplate is, I have no doubt, very clever; yet he has charged me to represent to you that you have not the slightest chance of succeeding in your end, since not only will the Baron refuse to receive you, but also he (the Baron) has at his disposal every possible means for obviating further unpleasantness from you.
I do not know Saewulf, but still, I cannot well refuse to receive his evidence--none of us can.
Of course nobody would listen to him for a long time; he would come and tell his story one day and be refused promptly; another day he would be fed on false promises; again he would be treated harshly; then he would be told to sign some documents; then he would sign the paper and hand it in, and they would refuse to receive it, and tell him to file a formal petition.
The European countries still did not agree on a solution for the refugee crisis, as some countries refuse to receive them while others see that it is their responsibility to aid the migrants.
He said that officials open the goods for checking but not repack properly which causes heavy damage to the merchandise while traveling and foreign buyers refuse to receive such consignments.
The Rt Rev Libby Lane's consecration at Chester Cathedral as Bishop of Stockport in January was marked by an objection during the liturgy from a lone traditionalist priest - and some people refuse to receive Communion from her.
Thirty percent of the parents refuse to receive their daughters after their conviction period ends, said Ebtisam Al-Dalaei, directress of the girls' protection house and social hospitality in Jeddah.
Some of the important topics being discussed at this regulatory summit include analytical methodologies on reducing and controlling metallic & elemental impurities refuse to receive guidelines, regulatory and procedural guidelines to support the implementation of variations guidelines.
Two months ago, in the Al-Amareya district in Alexandria, Muslims demanded the local church refuse to receive Christians from outside the village.
If the family continues to refuse to receive the victim's body for burial, which I doubt, we will have to leave the issue to the management (Health Ministry) to deal with.
In some cases families of prisoners refuse to receive them, prison authorities said.
If they (investigation results) are true, there will be no reason for them to refuse to receive the inspection group'' of the commission, and to ''have those 'results' confirmed objectively,'' he was quoted as saying.