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fraught with danger

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Ireland were therefore left to rue their collapse last week against the hosts, which put their run rate in such a parlous and uncompetitive state.
Less overtly political, Springsteen explores the parlous state of individuals in a nation whose government seems to have forgotten just why it was instituted in the first place.
The online winter issue will include an interview with Kathryn Fleming ACMA (pictured), the new FD of international law firm Eversheds; an examination of the parlous state of public finances in most major economies and how these debts should be repaid; a stark warning about business ethics; and tips on how to be a good mentor.
Musgrave Group, the Irish owner of Budgens and Londis, put a 20% drop in group profits down to increased investment in lowering prices and the parlous state of the Irish economy.
Freiberg's Facebook entry begins by quickly sketching the parlous state of the industry, with the possible imminent disappearance of dailies in Seattle and Denver.
Certainly, the parlous condition of state hospitals does not augur well for the future of the country's healthcare if the private sector vanishes.
That in years to come, unless some drastic changes are made and lateral thinking is employed, another President of this association will be writing of the parlous state of the health industry.
Now, even those -- such as I -- who are big advocates of the community-college system must admit that there is a problem here that urgently needs to be addressed, given the parlous state of California's budget.
She goes on to detail the parlous conditions of several smaller lay orders that combined contemplation and service, including two that served "fallen women" and others that focused on teaching and the care of orphans.
As the Commission explained in a March 10 statement, Zimbabwe is still in a parlous political and socio-economic state, with "unprecedented numbers" of people facing food shortages and rising rates of HIV/AIDS infection.
Actor winner Richard Griffiths ("The History Boys") was the most dramatic victim of some parlous steps to the stage of the National's Olivier Auditorium, the venue to which the Standard had decamped from its usual trophy-giving perch at the Savoy.
In a sign of the parlous security that afflicts much of the country, the eight-strong team travelled by US military helicopter to Najaf rather than brave the road from Baghdad.
Rooney exploded onto the international scene with four goals in Euro 2004 and it is thought that the parlous finances of Everton could mean that the Liverpool-based club may have to surrender their star asset.
In this way he not only contextualizes the fiction but also enforces the point that the adventures of Easy Rawlins and those of Mosley's other protagonists constitute a saga of Black experience in the parlous time and place of post-World War II California.
No exaggeration; when McKenzie signed up a decade ago, ABT was ill parlous shape.