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And more than that, I would like to apologise directly to Nigel for the phrase 'snarling, thin-skinned and aggressive.
In 2007, barely six months into Sarkozy's presidency, a note to Bush told of a French president repeatedly rebuking his team and prime minister, "raising questions about a thin-skinned and authoritarian personal style".
And with that, he stuck his oversized thumb square in the eyes of the thin-skinned and the humorless.
Freefaller position people - on their front with both arms around the pillow - are likely to be thin-skinned.
How thin-skinned West Midlands Police are, judging by theresponse to George Tyndale's article.
Scrub thin-skinned white or red potatoes (1 to 2 in.
The bullet is perfect for medium to large, relatively thin-skinned mammals such as elk or bear, or for an African "one gun" safari.
And she is unquestionably a fine, deeply humane person--if a bit thin-skinned about criticism.
Thin-skinned, Packard frequently over-reacted to attacks on his books, yet he actively sought acceptance from the very academics who rejected him.
It was a major step, as one historian puts it, in the conversion of buildings from stone-armored crustaceans to thin-skinned vertebrates.
SOFT McConville reckons players are too thin-skinned
Yes, some football chants go over the top but no one gets hurt except for the thin-skinned.