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It would be foolish to pull the rug from under everyone's feet now
Further, it makes us dependent on the whims of international financiers who could pull the rug out from under our economy at any moment.
Confidence is an entertaining and slickly directed suspense thriller, which fails to pull the rug from under us.
AFTER the euphoria of winning promotion on what was such a memorable day, once again the club has managed to pull the rug from underneath us.
you enjoy thrillers which pull the rug from under your feet.
The resulting urgent need for banking reform--and broader economic and political changes--will likely pull the rug out from under the old guard.
Trying its hardest to pull the rug from under Hitachi Data Systems Ltd, IBM Corp is offering Hitachi's 140 European bi-polar Skyline customers maintenance contracts, with the aim of converting them to IBM 9121 G5 CMOS processors.
President Clinton--who will, in due course, pull the rug from under Mr.
Lisska attempts to pull the rug out from under this criticism - and the positions of people like Finnis and Grisez who grant it - by arguing that for Aquinas an "essence" is a set of "synthetic a priori properties" (together constituting, in the parlance of philosophers Kripke and Putnam, a "natural kind") that is dispositional rather than static in character.
Blair still hopes Clinton will survive, and will not do anything to pull the rug from under him.
Heavenly's idea of play, though, is to pull the rug out from under you.
The proposal to quadruple the threshold for "streamlined" testing under CRA to institutions up to $1 billion in assets will pull the rug out from many of these partnerships.
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