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Pakistan, especially Punjab, needs to take some urgent measures to keep citrus a respectably exportable fruit.
Overall, it should go down as a reasonably successful campaign having won the League Cup and finishing very respectably in mid-table.
From the miniscule Skykomish (population 195) to the respectably sized Longview (population 36,910), Church gives the reader a short yet detailed look at almost forty towns, relating their past, present, and future.
He ran respectably to finish fifth in the Duke of York Stakes on his next start, but suffered a shock defeat at the hands of Cape Of Approval in the Midsummer Sprint Stakes.
Devotees of folk and bluegrass--and, of course, diehard Nickel Creek fans--are the natural audience for this leisurely paced docu, which should score respectably as a niche homevid release after limited theatrical playdates.
Brown Panther gave Owen a first Royal Ascot winner in the King George V Handicap, ran respectably in the German Derby and was not beaten far by Leger rival Census at Newbury.
Although on the surface the family members appear to be respectably middle class, Whicher soon uncovers adultery, insanity and jealousy involving a wicked stepmother and rebellious children.
The Tom Mullins-trained gelding hasn't reached the frame on his last two outings, but ran respectably in what were decent handicaps.
SIR - I do wish that all the people who are deprived of all hope in our society, people who never get a chance of a job with long term prospects, or any hope to ever own a home of their own, would behave themselves respectably and not be such a problem to the rest of us, the ones who have used our votes to deny their children any hope of a different kind of life.
But a second successive away match hardly helps the coach's preparations, and with 100-per-cent Caldy due at Liberty Way next weekend, a respectably close defeat would probably be more than acceptable at this stage of the campaign.
We have been greeted respectably in Algeria and I will be there to welcome Kabylie myself.
This looks a very modest race and Andrew McNamara's runner wasn't disgraced on the flat last month at Killarney and ran respectably when fifth over hurdles at Roscommon last week.