How many can be counted upon
today to show some leadership?
If he can win the LP nomination, he can be counted upon
to enliven the November contest.
Hastings can always be counted upon
to write a page-turner, and each of his characters here manages to be appealing in his own right.
Thus, the codeword "good heart" was to reassure his evangelical conservative base that both Roberts and Miers are people of faith who abide by the religious and moral principles adhered to by evangelicals and who could be counted upon
to uphold these principles, including a "pro-life" stance on abortion.
Schwarzenegger's Department of Finance argues that the spillover fluctuates wildly every year, based on gas prices, and should not be counted upon
as a stable source of transit funding.
Those individuals may not feature in the tabloids or TV media, but can be counted upon
to work tirelessly to improve communities and to assist young people improve their educational and life skills while challenging the dangers of drugs and yob culture.
Although that is certainly a priority, their judgment and recommendations cannot be counted upon
to be in your best interests.
If plunked in a Canadian city, the padre could be counted upon
to converse honestly with vagrants--not "minister to" them--undeterred by tuberculosis and lice, or sharing his lunch with a criminal
I am proud to be part of an organization where even the most unlikely aid, that of competitors, can be counted upon
by NAPCA members.
There is something different behaviorally and physiologically when you're not an employee who, perhaps, is counted upon
to go along with the company agenda.
Weems can always be counted upon
to impart loving truths and "on-time" wisdom to let us see ourselves from a new perspective.
Whenever conflicts arose among community members, the elders were counted upon
to resolve the disagreements.
Rattling off the names of some 25 right-wing television pundits, Alterman rhetorically inquires, "Who among the liberals can be counted upon
to be as ideological, as relentless, and as nakedly partisan as George Will, Bob Novak, Pat Buchanan.
Whether the task at hand is disposing of retail stores in California, a distribution center in Tennessee, or a shuttered factory in Chicago, the real estate consultant is counted upon
to turn illiquid assets into cash, quickly and efficiently, achieving an optimal tradeoff between time and price.
And third, saving Social Security could be reliably counted upon
to trump any tax cut.