effrontery


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audacious (even arrogant) behavior that you have no right to

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I - and possibly many thousands more - was offended that the president of the United States had the effrontery to treat the citizens of our country as children.
What is clear is that it is an insult to anyone held in Guantanamo and their relatives, or anyone who believes in US justice, or to the honour of the Obama administration, for the president's latest spokesman on the issue, Josh Ernest, to have the effrontery to say that closing the detention camp was a national security interest.
I was disgusted to read of one former Marine, hoping to avoid deportation, who has the effrontery to carry a legend "U.
IF awards were given out for effrontery, Jurassic John would be crowned Mr Brass Neck 2015.
Perhaps the entire population of Britain, thoroughly fed up to the back teeth with the baloney issuing forth from the united Conservative/Socialist/Lib-Dem co-operative, who, in their own way, not content with nearly bringing our nation to its knees, now have the effrontery to tell us: "It was the others, don't blame us.
On Tuesday night he had the barefaced effrontery to whinge about the playing surface ("it took us a while to adapt .
HOW anyone can have the effrontery to suggest that teachers themselves should take on the responsibility of assessing their own pupils without fear or favour just amazed me.
In 2006, they had the effrontery to retune Radiohead's OK Computer, rebranding it Radiodread.
And then to have the effrontery to say: "But we are the biggest losers.
He said: "To have the effrontery to put it next door to my church - how much more brazen can you get?
During campaigning for last year's election, Cable attacked "billionaire tax-dodgers" who had undue influence on the government and "have the effrontery to tell us how to vote and how to run our tax policies".
What you did was a gross effrontery to the natural decent behaviour of most good people in similar positions throughout the land," he said.
Prof Leupp, who has made a study of the Vatican's handling of abuse claims, said: "There was massive indignation at the effrontery of this 26-yearold Irishwoman, insulting the pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church, insinuating his responsibility for child abuse.
I am sure we would soon get short shrift if we men illustrated such effrontery by sticking our bristles to your lips, probably we'd get a good slap.