cop-out


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These actions can only be criticized as ''cop-outs'' and neglecting the party's duty.
Since September 11, the cop-outs have continued to proliferate.
There are no cop-outs in Ian Rankin's Fleshmarket Close (Orion, pounds 6.99) in which series sleuth John Rebus must deal with the topical plight of asylum-seekers housed on a sink estate.
Over the years, Barefoot College has trained "drop-outs, cop-outs and wash-outs" (many of them illiterate) to become solar engineers, artisans, dentists and doctors in their own villages.
Their best hope for securing what they call "radical reconciliation" and dodging the cop-outs of politicians who pretend to do the right thing and Christians who accept half-baked measures is scripture-based.
COP-OUTS LIKE YOU RATIONALIZE NEGLECTING OR SHORTCUTTING PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE, BUT IN THE END YOU ONLY CHEAT YOURSELVES.
Words like 'variable', 'human factor', 'indeterminate inputs' are great cop-outs.
It's time to apply the same rules from top to bottom: No bailouts, no handouts, and no cop-outs. An America built to last insists on responsibility from everybody," he said.
* PM, Birchgrove LINDA SAYS: Working full-time, and, therefore, being unable to partake in any "domestic stuff" sounds like the mother of cop-outs to me.
I'm a socialist but feel blaming disgustingly rich footballers for all of society's ills has become the easiest of cop-outs.
Back in the day, they were called cop-outs. In my reading of the Good Book, they are simply called intolerable."
BBC2's Horizon programme alone brought us half a dozen cop-outs including the "survival of the fattest" notion that claims it is all down to evolution because in times of famine in prehistory only the lardy would have lived through the shortages.
We were the victim of BBC One's success and local audiences then don't care much for cop-outs. ``Five episodes went network, unadvertised and unpromoted during afternoon schedules.
These are cop-outs. Japan should modernize now, not in three years or 40 years, when it's easier.