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a monetary penalty imposed in criminal matters. Itmaybe accepted in instalments, and in some cases, essentially based on means, the court may remit (extinguish) the fine. In the UK there are maximum levels of fines laid down for certain offences. Some levels are changed every so often in accord with the change in the value of money. There are sometimes statutory equivalent periods of imprisonment laid down for failure to pay fines.
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But according to the Tripoli Post newspaper, his family said he was "doing fine" after mistaken reports last month that he had died.
Mariam and Isa are said to be "doing fine" at Muharraq Maternity Hospital.
A Thankfully, your mother is doing fine after her heart attack.
During years in which countries' economies are doing fine, the requests for government financing decrease; in this case, our focus is on the private sector.
Football legend George Best was said to be 'doing fine' last night after an operation to check on his lifesaving liver transplant.
Although a number of love hotel operators are in trouble, Ross assures us that the industry as a whole is still doing fine. According to Leisure Hotel ("leisure" here being a polite word for "love"), the only magazine covering the industry, love hotels are Japan's highest tax-paying industry, forking out even more than pachinko parlors.
Several days after the accident, Swain visited Heise in the hospital Heise's leg had to be amputated, but at last report, despite numerous other serious injuries, he was doing fine.
Actually, the man is doing fine, but it appears the doctors, when removing part of a large vein from his leg for the heart repair, messed up a tattoo on his leg that read, "I love women." You guessed it: when suturing the incision they caused the "wo" to be removed from "women." Claiming that the doctors had left him "gay" (it's that easy?), the man is suing the hospital for damages, notably his inability to wear shorts in public without embarrassment.
Both thumbs up means, "You're doing fine, keep trying the same technique."
At that time, no one was talking about overcapacity, and the economy was doing fine. Then the timing was fine.
Mother and daughter are said to be doing fine, her agent said.