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Overcautious and unadventurous, repeating mistake after mistake.
I'm calling on the heads of municipalities not to hesitate in issuing evacuation warnings and don't be afraid of being overcautious," Keiji Furuya, the state minister in charge of disaster management, told a government meeting.
However, many supporters of Landrieu's bill believe the Hague convention has been applied too punitively, and that the State Department has been overcautious rather than working creatively to halt the decline.
We were a bit overcautious in the first 10 overs but, to be honest, we didn't want to given them any early wicket.
This indicates the overcautious approach of commercial banks in lending to the sector and the scope for considerable improvement even when one takes into account the structure of oil-based economies," he added.
Deputy Defense Minister Danny Danon apologized for the 2010 killing of nine Turks sailing to Gaza: "We are sorry that due to the overcautious behavior [of the Israeli army] only nine terrorists were killed.
Ankara's overcautious approach when it comes to the ratification of the agreement on the readmission of illegal migrants has brought the visa talks to a standstill.
The study cites a number of factors for the decline, arguing that the lack of demand is due to households' insecurity about employment and future incomes, high - and multiple - property taxes, frequent disparities between the market rates and the official property rates used for taxation purposes, and an overcautious attitude on the part of banks regarding mortgage credit.
The game started with both sides being overcautious, but as expected, Al Ahly, playing at home, had most of the possession and created their first scoring opportunity after 17 minutes when Abdulla El Said shot wide.
Hurdling is wilting in the face of any genuine care and attention from the sport in general - an error of judgement from certain overcautious promoters - but Baran Bally Hi did take both the English (at Sittingbourne) and Irish (Harold's Cross) Nationals for joyous owner Steve Baran and trainer Jason Foster.
It took Gayle nine balls to get his first run, and once Ajantha Mendis came on in the sixth over, Gayle was struggling even further, being overcautious a little too much for anybody's liking.
PLAN REVIVED Anne Ganley "Although a lot of builders companies are finding it difficult, something which is not helped by credit insurance firms calling in debts and being overcautious.
There is, however, a balancing act to be struck between being overcautious and being reckless.
Abbasi said Pakistan was caught in a tricky situation now and it had to be overcautious in taking moves in the future to invite foreign team.
WRAP research shows that 60 per cent of people believe that food has to be frozen on the day they buy it, which is reinforced by current labelling, and Sainsbury's said that changing this advice would help stop overcautious shoppers from throwing away tonnes of food each year.