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So, I guess, the best way to deal with his low-grade attitude and manner of speaking is not to just grin and bear it, but to speak out against it.
LOSE EXCITEMENTSince then, however, only in a manner of speaking, do we call "news" any matatu tragedy in Tanzania, Uganda and especially Kenya.
In a manner of speaking, intermittent fasting may escape classification as a diet, as it does not prescribe a specific set of food, nor does it count calories like traditional diets or programs.
Breakfast restaurants: the extensive technique for contributing vitality with the family or getting a charge out of a free day, appropriate around a relaxation action in a manner of speaking.
And here's another fascinating observation from the Rio Olympics: When interviewed, the successful rowers were erudite and loquacious, indeed, their manner of speaking suggested a focused, perhaps even a favoured, upbringing.
Regarding his meeting with President al-Assad, Poisson said that the meeting lasted for around 80 minutes, and that it went very well, describing President al-Assad as being courteous, smiling, and modern in his manner of speaking, and that he is devoting his energy to defending his country, noting that what he saw in reality was completely unlike the image that media outlets attempts to draw of President al-Assad.
Not literally, you understand, but in a manner of speaking.
While we acknowledged concerns about tensions over any number of matters and our grief over impaired relations between some churches, we noted the blessings of indaba--that manner of speaking and listening and learning from one another with far less rancour and much more patience.
However, the man continued his impudent manner of speaking and upset the worshippers, until some security officers led him out of the mosque," the daily quoted Al-Shulail as saying.
"When some of our, in a manner of speaking, partners, or neighbors, test Russia's durability for sanctions and different types of threats, it is very important not to be tempted by simple solutions and to continue preserving and develop democratic processes in our society and in our state," the prime minister said, Ria Novosti reported.
One might add that in a manner of speaking, Meryl also portrayed Carrie Fisher in "Postcards from the Edge,'' which also offered Shirley MacLaine up as Debbie Reynolds.
Which, In a manner of speaking, they have: From the moment our tortured hero gets saddled with a hyper-precocious niece, this pseudo-gritty descent Into a shady New York underworld reveals Its soft, contrived center.