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Souness appeared in the papers for CHIDING a tea-lady
Some of our top underwriting professionals have "crossed over" (as we delight in chiding them), bringing their considerable skills to bear for such agencies.
I remember chiding my labor council for its resistance.
Casey, the only announcer in the Twins' first 44 seasons, made a habit of playfully chiding Hatcher over the PA before every Angels series.
So next time you're chiding yourself for driving past the Sears Tower again on your way to O'Hare, make a mental note to check out Wyndham for your next business trip and stay an extra day to do what you want to do.
It must be all that sea air in Harrogate - Trade Secretary Patricia Hewitt chiding noisy Tories in the Commons after their weekend conference in Harrogate - which is among the furthest from the sea of any town in the country.
Kent's tone in these discussions is often polemical, chiding individual scholars and exaggerating their viewpoints.