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Summary: As we draw close to the FNC Elections, with a little help from our friends at YouGov Siraj, we decided to take a look at attitudes towards the event.
You draw close in the vacuum of its pass, A railroad defunct for
1 : to come near or nearer : draw close <This train is approaching the station.
During this month Muslims are enjoined to fast before sunrise to after sunset, experience the hunger many brethren may suffer due to poverty or circumstances, hence feed the hungry and poor, a time for introspection, to look within you, where you went wrong, your omissions and commissions, where you went wrong, make amends, mend ties with family, be the first to forgive, resolve disputes and most of all learn to love your Creator and draw close to Him.
The FCN programme team is responsible for managing the procurement options and technological requirements to ensure that FCN successfully replaces the capability of the four separate communication networks, DFTS, DII, DHFCS and Skynet 5, as their respective contracts draw close to renewal between 2012 and 2020.
When their feelings draw close to love, Sarah's mother becomes appalled to learn that her daughter is involved with an American Indian.
Draw close enough to Gonzalez-Torres's cascade of lightbulbs in Untitled (North), 1993, and the artwork literally warms you.
My answer to Susan's question is that I feel it is highly likely that her own sister has taken on the task of guardian during Susan's lifetime and will continue to draw close to her in troublesome times.
At night, our children draw close and want to talk more,'' Fortia says.
As the warmer months draw close, the market is concerned about US oil inventory levels, which have been at their lowest since November 2003.
Here the youth had a chance to draw close to their bishops and the essential doctrine of the Church, to tackle big questions and respond.
There is much to be learned and admired in the typical (closing) passage that follows, much too to be freely pondered, unless we readily accept "despair" as the true seat of our "energy": "May Some Thing [being] find its place of joining within 'us' (freed from our 'ego'), in and via and thanks to the language that holds us (logos echon); may it draw close, articulate itself, gather itself beyond confusion as a 'poem' that is interposed but to disappear, like a patient servant, a differential that erases itself having permitted our calculation, 'become nothing.
At Nyanga Station, located in the great residential sprawl of the Cape Flats, road and rail draw close together.
Chapters draw close connections between effective citizenship and developing a better focus on Earth and in Heaven.
In an interview with INQUIRER Radio 990AM Friday, Senator Joseph Victor Ejercito said that as the elections draw close, rival political parties may ally with one another to form "strategic alliances" especially in the large-scale national and presidential elections.