prove unsatisfactory

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In future it will require an Act of Parliament at Westminster rather than a referendum for Birmingham to change the mayoral system should it prove unsatisfactory.
He reminded that there is an inspection mission coming to Romania in December and if the results prove unsatisfactory, then Schengen accession might be delayed until October 2011.
The mathematical scheme would not only prove unsatisfactory on a practical level, it probably would not be much fun.
5 Gbit/s connections, has proved itself a viable interim solution, synchronization issues dictate that in the longer term it will prove unsatisfactory for many.
Either route could prove unsatisfactory, but so is the current position, where amenities for deprived and isolated parts of Wales are being lost at a rate of knots.
Should this prove unsatisfactory, it will be diverted offline for detailed examination, and perhaps removal at Level 3.
The contract between a recruitment agency and clients must include a procedure to be followed where workers supplied prove unsatisfactory.
But all these efforts prove unsatisfactory until Connors discovers that he might have an opportunity to do some good for others.
Although this book provides an informative summary of principles that are quite useful for a survey course on microbiology and infectious diseases, the abbreviated treatment might prove unsatisfactory for some instructional situations.
It is, however, the role of the Board of Control to deal with a referee should circumstances prove unsatisfactory.
Secondly, commonhold could prove unsatisfactory if a unit holder is in breach of his obligations to contribute towards the cost of maintenance of the common areas.