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The minister, in a bid to placate the media personnel, immediately issued an apology and struck a courteous tone.
He said police had been striving to amicably resolve the matter but would have no option but to register a complaint against the family if it failed to placate the prayer leader and his followers.
This is clearly a vote grabbing exercise to placate the Greens and animal welfare lobbyists.
the Whereas a tea " or the have to the or party at your house with a game of stick the tail on the donkey or pass the parcel would have been enough to placate even the most demanding of 1970s or 1980s children, nowadays the expectation to return ever more lavish affairs is a bewildering burden for parents.
And that's why teachers collectively, the world over, decided to invent the gold star -- to placate those kids who need placating, even if there might be nothing tangible to show for it.
Citigroup Inc (NYSE: C) is said to be taking measures to placate Japanese regulators following three scandals due to lack of adherence to regulations.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki said that Washington's attempt to revive so called 'peace talks' as well as its tough stance against Iran is part of a political game by US President Barack Obama to placate US public opinion.
Now, a team of scientists from USDA's Agricultural Research Service reports that it may have found a way to placate these reluctant overseas customers.
Sounds more sincere than Gordon Brown's attempt to placate that old dear from Rochdale.
Ashley tries to placate his wife by telling her the Spodes will be out of their life after the cricket match, which ends with Ashley literally bowling Vincent over.
They hope it will attract new entrants, but equally it will placate the 10 teams currently on the grid, that next year could expand to 26 cars for the first time in 15 years.
With motor sport's world governing body, the World Motor Sport Council, determined to cut costs, they believe the new cap, that will remain voluntary, will attract new entrants, but equally placate the 10 teams currently on the grid, that next year could expand to 26 cars for the first time in 15 years.