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Related to pass judgment: in accord, inclined to, falling short
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Clearly a large number of voters want to pass judgment on the administration of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, which took power in September 2006.
It is easy to pass judgment on people you don't know, too." It is clear that he had similarly passed judgment on those of First Congregational Church.
These beliefs are not set forth in order to pass judgment on the behaviors of others, but instead to encourage the practice of abstinence as she has found it to be successful for her in her life."
Yes, there are some churches with "Big Voice." It is not what I prefer, but Day seems to pass judgment on all worshiping communities with a pervasive negative tone.
But last night, First Minister Jack McConnell said: "Until the SNP come clean on what the terms of any referendum would be, it is impossible to pass judgment on its legality."
But the very structure of the Commission's review process, in which those that attempt to construct a case against the merger based in part on those complaints then also pass judgment on the merger, would seem to make objectivity difficult and to give competitors who dislike a deal the upper hand.
The biographer's "split consciousness" manifests itself most clearly whenever Diedrich suddenly steps out of her own narrative and begins to pass judgment on her characters.
They support the "citizens' juries" some nonprofits create by convening a panel of average citizens to hear testimony from experts and pass judgment on public policy issues.
Also serving on the board is Charles Rice, a University of Notre Dame law professor who once recommended that the pope be made a "supralegal arbiter" to pass judgment on the validity of U.S.
Peering behind the people, you can pass judgment on their table skirts and little china owls; you can rate their taste in landscapes; you can strain to read the titles of their books.
Though Virgo is careful not to pass judgment on the Jamaican--"he has his own code...but he is brutal"--it is clear that Duckie's planet does allow for sexually aggressive behaviour.
For no one who has not had to face such a similar dreadful choice has the right to pass judgment on their decision.