qui vive

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condition of heightened watchfulness or preparation for action

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In just a few short weeks, four studios have seen comings and goings that will ricochet throughout town, calling into question a number of traditional practices and putting a number of mid-level execs, who thought they knew to whom they reported and what was expected of them, on the qui vive.
I have in mind "Singing to Oneself" (Dudolo) and its falsely optimistic ending, which Morgan translates as "No one is his, he has no one to grieve for / whom the Party alone is on the qui vive for," where the trusting line "akire csak egy part vigyaz" is weirdly paraphrased.
Guerrilla activity kept the troops on the qui vive, and in February of 1951 the Patricias seized their first assigned objective.
He has to stay on the qui vive for signs of wonkishness, of being blinded by ballistics, barrel lengths, trigger pulls and rates of twist to the exclusion of all awe at the grand mystery of the hunt.
And perhaps they had some slight justification, she went on: Other young people, on the qui vive for sexism, might not recognize this innocent and colorful use of the term "girl.
At that time, stocks of Internet and information technology companies with no or little revenue were selling for hundreds of dollars per share and, in order to become a part of the Internet boom, ARKONA was developing both a database migration product and a secure email product through its Qui Vive Technologies subsidiary.
Il y aura Malek Bensmail qui accompagne la projection de son film [beaucoup moins que] Contre pouvoirs [beaucoup plus grand que], Rabah Ameur Zaimeche pour son film [beaucoup moins que] Histoire de Judas [beaucoup plus grand que], Nassima Guessoum pour son film [beaucoup moins que] 10 949 femmes [beaucoup plus grand que], Claudia Molles pour son film [beaucoup moins que] Amara [beaucoup plus grand que], Omar Belkacemi pour son film [beaucoup moins que] Lmuja [beaucoup plus grand que], Yacine Mohamed Benelhadj pour son film [beaucoup moins que] Je suis mort [beaucoup plus grand que], Marianne Tardieu pour son film [beaucoup moins que] Qui vive [beaucoup plus grand que].
HOCKEY: Scotland defender Iain Scholefield has decided to return to his roots at Kelburne after a couple of seasons with Dutch side Qui Vive.
Just imagine: Lawyers and lobbyists perennially on the qui vive to determine if any marketing gimmick, any news item, any movie, any loudmouth talkshow host could cause trouble in D.
They are mental fidgets, for ever on what the French call the qui vive, or look-out, for something new and different.
So I played in Belgium for a year with a team in Brussels and then spent two years in Holland with a team just outside Amsterdam called Qui Vive.