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difficult to please

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The firm can be more choosey about the clients it takes, too, creating even more efficiencies and economies of scale.
That cedes the field to Gulf Arab backers who are less choosey about the recipients of lethal aid.
With only 75 clients under his wing, Cousino tends to be choosey about who he takes into his practice.
The R930 is Toshiba's latest ultraportable model, giving choosey business execs a well-rounded offering with more capabilities and greater battery comparably-sized ultrabooks.
A little kitchen deception or magic, depending on how you look at it certainly has its place among choosey eaters.
He added that brands like Glenfiddich and Balvenie may even benefit from more choosey consumers because of their stature and reputation, even if the market overall has slowed.
I probably should have been more choosey in what I was doing.
Although 9 West is known as one of the city's more exclusive office buildings, its enigmatic landlord Sheldon Solow has been famously choosey in deciding which tenants to do deals with, and large blocks of vacancy have accrued in the 1.
A male wolf isn't choosey when smelling the attractive pheromones of a female coyote in heat.
22) The principle is generally animated by a free market ethos: independent actors should be free to enter into any agreements they choosey Underlying this ethos is the assumption that market-based transactions will be more efficient.
Lieungh said Aker Solutions was "well positioned" in its core markets and remained choosey about its projects, which somewhat limited its contract visibility.
We got to see great singers like Lata Mangeshkar who sang for every actress - from Madhubala to Madhuri Dixit, before she decided to be choosey.
The Court argued that it is acceptable for the state to create regulations that "express profound respect for the life of the unborn," (54) as long as those regulations do not create "undue burden" on a woman's right to choosey An undue burden exists and invalidates a law only if that law's "purpose or effect is to place a substantial obstacle in the path of a woman seeking an abortion.
That is, males may not benefit by investing in manipulative chemicals if females are unlikely to remate until a male's sperm are depleted, and choosey females may not require the means to manipulate sperm from multiple males if they are likely to mate carefully and infrequently.