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Related to pass judgment: in accord, inclined to, falling short
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It is easy to pass judgment on people you don't know, too.
But last night, First Minister Jack McConnell said: "Until the SNP come clean on what the terms of any referendum would be, it is impossible to pass judgment on its legality.
But the very structure of the Commission's review process, in which those that attempt to construct a case against the merger based in part on those complaints then also pass judgment on the merger, would seem to make objectivity difficult and to give competitors who dislike a deal the upper hand.
The biographer's "split consciousness" manifests itself most clearly whenever Diedrich suddenly steps out of her own narrative and begins to pass judgment on her characters.
They support the "citizens' juries" some nonprofits create by convening a panel of average citizens to hear testimony from experts and pass judgment on public policy issues.
Also serving on the board is Charles Rice, a University of Notre Dame law professor who once recommended that the pope be made a "supralegal arbiter" to pass judgment on the validity of U.
Peering behind the people, you can pass judgment on their table skirts and little china owls; you can rate their taste in landscapes; you can strain to read the titles of their books.
Though Virgo is careful not to pass judgment on the Jamaican--"he has his own code.
For no one who has not had to face such a similar dreadful choice has the right to pass judgment on their decision.
The causes celebres thus fumed the court into a forum to which the public was called to pass judgment.
As a physician executive, you are paid to give advice and pass judgment, but it's a matter of timing.
Almost all the FDA's advisory committee members were psychiatrists, which, in effect, allowed them to pass judgment on themselves.
But before we pass judgment, let's take a look at sentiment so that we can truly put this pullback into perspective.
The same ridiculous protocol that prevented her from telling Lucian Freud where to stick his hatchet-faced portrait of her means she can't pass judgment on Rolf's much warmer and affectionate image.
Not that anybody with a preconception or an ax to grind is going to wait until April to pass judgment on what Kobe, Mitch Kupchak and Jerry Buss did to that old gang of theirs.