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Thus the matter stands, Sir Knight; yet I will furthermore tell thee that we count upon our guests paying a reckoning.
But this one comes from London, and therefore we cannot count upon delay.
Our contract with the County promises us a step increase every year, which we count upon to help us cope with expenses like rent increases and the rising cost of groceries.
We are honoured to count upon the support of a company like Nestle," declared Farah Hamid Khan, Secretary ST and IT and Managing Director KP IT Board.
Ukip leader Mr Farage said: "I'm delighted that Ukip can now count upon the support of such a respected figure as Harriet Yeo.
In this past decade, I have had the great good fortune to be able to count upon faithful and capable Associate Editors, including Michael Lettieri, who worked incessantly on the linguistics/pedagogical issues, and more; Mark Pietralunga, much more than the Book Review Editor, a true scholarly counselor in so many instances; Norma Bouchard has worked on the Bibliography in North America with precision and thoroughness.
The reality has dawned upon us that Emmanuel Ledesma, Muzzy Carayol and Albert Adomah, exciting though they can be, are not the kind of players you can count upon to dictate a game or win a match regularly.
Lambert admits next Saturday's home clash against fellow strugglers Hull is a mustwin game, when Villa will need to count upon the positive backing of their supporters.
The home side, however, should be able to count upon their goal threat.