LIVERPOOL must go through with world-class schemes like the Fourth Grace or Kings Dock or risk losing face
Bush is afraid of losing face
if he fails to attack Iraq,'' adding that protest was a peaceful action.
The traditional fear of losing face
(shame) if a program does not succeed will make the task of program evaluation even more difficult.
The American administration must somehow extract itself from the Yugoslav crisis without losing face
Ego, false pride, fear of losing face
or other extraneous reasons should not be allowed to obscure realization of the fallacy of the present course and vision of more appropriate ways to ease or alleviate the regional problems.
But if Clinton wants to avoid the trap fallen into by previous presidents like Lyndon Johnson -- who, for fear of losing face
, failed to pull out of Vietnam even when it became apparent that the United States was losing the war -- Clinton should take the courageous step of placing NATO enlargement on hold while an alternative is considered.
The MTA cannot accept a low price without losing face
, and as a public agency would have to answer to charges that it may have given up too much for too little.
First, when the proposed acquisition was made public early on, managers seemed concerned about losing face
if it fell through.
But losing face
with your girl is not so bad when you've another five to turn to.
This is no recourse other than to wait until someone decides to take the extra step to really help a problem get resolved without losing face
The simple fact is, no-one had the guts to stand by Behe for fear of losing face
in the scientific community.