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I believe it just didn't happen on the day so I'm determent to give it another go before the season's out.
Army General opined, "We must not be misled to our own determent to assume that the untried machine can displace the proved and tried horse.
It is the belief of the authors that social work literature, which is often dominated by reductionist, quantitatively-based research studies, has increasingly ignored theoretical explorations of key social problems such as depression, to the determent of the profession and the disciplines which inform it.
203, 212 (1984)) (noting that such justifications include developments in the law subsequent to the precedential decision, the need to reconcile a decision with new facts, and a showing that the precedent had become a determent to predictability in the law).
Some co-ops have a tendency to get lax on their collections, to the determent of the co-op, he notes.
The aims of the Environmental Genome Project include a characterization of important genetic polymorphisms that alter protein function to the benefit or to the determent of individuals upon exposure to environmental stress.
But internal organisational politics and family ownership of banks are a determent to much needed M&As in the region.
Such cults employ unethically manipulative techniques of persuasion and control designed to advance the goals of the group's leaders to the determent of members, their families, or the community.
Whether an outright payment or a determent, estate taxes can drain the company of cash that it needs for operations and expansion.
Even praising one's wares to the determent of others was forbidden.
Without these new resources, efforts in Alzheimer's research, care and support will continue to be hampered to the determent of millions of families and the economic well-being of the nation.