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The miffed finance minister reacted by belligerently talking of walking the reform path all alone.
For one thing the Chinese do not speak belligerently, and instead always look to resolve problems through "mutual respect" and "understanding," and things of that sort.
I don't believe that there is any American analyst, and certainly no Israeli analyst that I know of, who thinks that the statements made up until now =97 whether in public by the president or his associates, or in private discussions =97 allow us to deduce that the Americans have committed to acting belligerently, i.
In the protest program leaders, activists and supporters of many political parties including Sindh Taraqi Passand Party (STP), Awami Jhamoori Party (AJP), Labor Party Sindh, Communist Party and some other people's organizations took part very belligerently.
Scousers have always been belligerently non-conformist - and resist being told how they can and can't behave.
Israel, the occupying Power, continues its illegal schemes and actions in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, " Said Mansour, "Particularly those aimed at entrenching its massive network of illegal settlements and so-called settlement "outposts" in the territory that it has belligerently occupied since 1967.
Yet he belligerently carried on in the mistaken belief that if he threatened people enough, they would cough up.
But even a belligerently right-wing newspaper criticised the authorities for ripping tents apart and dismantling stalls "with more enthusiasm than might have been necessary against certain protestors, some of whom were in their 50s and 60s and presented no threat".
The officer slammed the receiver down on its cradle, glared belligerently around the room and snorted: "Who the hell do they think they're kidding?
Out on the frost-stiffened salt marshes and moorland, this slate-grey ghost of a bird would reveal itself briefly to the lucky few belligerently battling the cold.
Then one Indian reporter asked the foreign secretary, Kanwal Sibal, about General Musharraf's interview to New York Times where he belligerently said that his overtures towards India were rebuffed, mentioned Kashmir and did his usual Musharraf-bombastic-talk.
While the stereotypical one's intention, anger, hate, and tools of war are often explicit and are belligerently overt in their claim to culpability, the professionally sanitized ones' are more clever, covert, and stealthy in their operations.