The water appears impenetrably
dark at first, but on closer look it is normally very clear.
Ros Altmann, an independent pensions expert, said: "Insurance companies often make it impenetrably
diffi-cult to move to another company.
When Mary plays the piano, she looks' at the "impenetrably
grave" Darcy, and when her mother talks loudly about rich husbands for her daughters, "she On]not help frequently glancing her eye at [him]" (112).
Opening with a dry, rambling introduction from Odin (Sir Anthony Hopkins, sounding like a parched parrot), the film begins almost as impenetrably
as the Star Wars' reboot, The Phantom Menace.
Whatever his strengths in print, McCarthy clearly doesn't understand how drama and suspense work onscreen, pouring most of his efforts into crafting impenetrably
baroque conversations between loosely sketched stereotypes.
I can only go so far up one of them before I wonder what it is I hope to achieve as the brush and trees grow almost impenetrably
The assistant's prose style was that familiar bureaucratic mix of the impenetrably
dense and the inappropriately colloquial.
Insofar as the meaning of an object or a person cannot be fully accessed, at least temporarily, insofar as it withdraws from our attempt at capturing it, we become aware of ourselves: of us as the negative counter-part to a phenomenon in which meaning is impenetrably
FORMER LABOUR MP TONY BANKS "When you see the way she was done down, you are bound to think that the people who organised the coup must have had a conscience bypass." NEIL KINNOCK ON THE FALL OF MARGARET THATCHER "The great She-Elephant - she has an impenetrably
thick hide, she is liable to mount charges in all directions and she is always thinking on the trot."
Most songs barely break the two-minute barrier, and the riffs come thick and fast, impenetrably
distorted and narrated by Jones' ragged howls.
For example, trade-union leaders Hugh Scanlon and Arthur Scargill are dismissed as "impenetrably
stupid" and "temperamentally destructive." Robert Maxwell is said to have radiated evil; Ted Heath had the worst manners of any politician Johnson ever knew.
Jonathan Cohen's almost impenetrably
brilliant book entitled The Probable and the Provable.