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in a state of sleep

lacking physical feeling or sensitivity

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Sanders argued the Senate should not "say to somebody who was asleep at the switch in terms of regulating our financial institutions: Congratulations, you failed, there s a major recession, you re getting reappointed
How many people were asleep at the switch to allow the Board of Medicine to get away with all that stuff for so long?
Many Catholics have been asleep at the switch, not interested, too preoccupied by other things," he said.
Obviously someone was asleep at the switch," said oil company executive Rip Usoff.
Or are we asleep at the switch while the biggest tourist story of our time passes us by?
It is becoming increasingly evident that Chevron's Board is asleep at the switch," said Kevin Koenig, who is on the Amazon Watch staff in Ecuador.
com and tweets on @RepealFatca, sees the Senators' letter as a turning point: "American business, and Americans in general, have been asleep at the switch.
But I can't help but think how the de-treeing of my street is such a microcosm of the times - the subprime mess, the banking scandal, all involving gatekeepers falling asleep at the switch, allowing some insidious parasite to eat away at the foundations of our lives.
Indeed, the financial regulators were asleep at the switch, oblivious to the dangers of a financial system that had developed huge, less-than-obvious, off-balance-sheet obligations that turned out to be a ticking time bomb.
Nahai charged DWP with being asleep at the switch and said that even with the unprecedented high temperatures, DWP was caught off guard and failed to adequately communicate the situation to customers.
Who was asleep at the switch when this one went through?
It's one thing for a White House to be asleep at the switch when nominating the third in command at the U.
And for every one of them, there are a dozen smaller public firms with shareholders reeling because of boards that were asleep at the switch.
It's easy for John at this point to suggest regulators were asleep at the switch," Obama told the BLOOMBERG TELEVISION anchor.
Every team is top shelf and you can't be asleep at the switch, or you will be gone quickly.