gentlemen's agreement

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a personal agreement based on honor and not legally binding

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There followed the more indelible Kaufman collaborations (and a Pulitzer for You Can't Take It With You); friendships with the Algonquin Round Table (Edna Ferber in particular); success as a librettist with Irving Berlin's As Thousands Cheer, Rodgers and Hart's I'd Rather Be Right, and Lady in the Dark (music by Kurt Weill, lyrics by Ira Gershwin); and screenwriting pay dirt with Gentleman's Agreement and the Judy Garland version of A Star Is Born.
A gentleman's agreement rotates the position between Democrats and Republicans, and Hausam was vice-caucus chair last year.
Asked why Germany had finished above England, he said: 'It might go down a little bit deeper because of the gentleman's agreement from years ago, when Germany helped to get England Euro 96.
They didn't sign for three years, but it was a gentleman's agreement, and they'd put in it that they'd be back this year.
This year's debate is expected to heat up significantly as the gentleman's agreement made in the middle of the night in 1995 between conservative members of Congress and the House leadership to eliminate funding for the arts in 1998 is tested.
Bailey quietly explained that the officer was only doing his job with integrity and secured a gentleman's agreement that the murder plan would not be carried out.
Fox's film library includes films ranging from the ALIEN, DIE-HARD and X-MEN series, I, ROBOT, SOMETHING ABOUT MARY and MOULIN ROUGE to SOUND OF MUSIC, ALL ABOUT EVE, LAURA and GENTLEMAN'S AGREEMENT.
WARREN Gatland has revealed he has a gentleman's agreement with Welsh Rugby Union boss Roger Lewis to be released if asked to coach the British and Irish Lions in 2017.
The acid test of that, though, will be whether anybody wanted to challenge that gentleman's agreement.
At least he won't have to worry about Briggs' exit today because a gentleman's agreement between the clubs prevents him from playing.
Though Clarke had initially joined from Evesham United in October on a gentleman's agreement, Evesham then recalled the striker and registered him on contract.
But they have only a gentleman's agreement and pledges he made at public meetings about the development.
Forssell is only at St Andrews initially until the end of December although City have a gentleman's agreement to keep the Finland international for the rest of the season if Chelsea opt not to recall him.
The no-passing-under-caution rule is referred to by drivers as the gentleman's agreement, an agreement that has been cast aside in recent races.
A gentleman's agreement had allowed Travel West Midlands buses to turn round on private land behind the Midland Sports Centre in Cromwell Lane, Tile Hill.