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England have been in total disarray, but they've shown great shrewdness in the way they've played since that 36-0 defeat to South Africa a month ago.
And while Staunton has displayed a shrewdness in the business world - he still works very closely with his accountant brother, David, who is based in Dundalk
It was a second lead, of course, but still, the psychic pain and self-preserving shrewdness of an abuse survivor has never been portrayed better.
Bruce's shrewdness in the transfer market has been a large factor in this season's success.
However, this ploy certainly requires shrewdness on the part of the candidate, where a thorough study of the lineups of each constituency is needed, in addition to a shift in ideologies to cater to the needs and wishes of the electorates in each constituency.
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, aged just 16, is one for the future but may lack the tactical nous at this stage of her career to cope with the higher-ranked Na Li, whose shrewdness around the court helps make up for her lack of height.
They just lacked a bit of shrewdness and guile in front of goal.
Everything happens in stride at USC, partly because of Carroll's devil- may-care attitude and partly because of his shrewdness.
This was due to the shrewdness of arranging it on an evening when there was a football match in the city.
His Highness Sheikh Jaber had proven since shouldering responsibilities that he was a Statesman, enjoying much wisdom, shrewdness and ability to make success no matter how thorny hardships may be, said Sheikh Salman Sabah Al-Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah, also the Minister of State for Youth Affairs.
The underdogs' best chance of progressing is always via low scoring encounters, and Liverpool's defiance of the odds in the Champions League in recent years has depended mostly on manager Rafa Benitez's tactical shrewdness enabling them to snatch victory in tight contests.
Not just the three leads, but most subordinate characters as well express kindnesses and cruelties, withering doubt and occasionally valid self-assurance, superstition and shrewdness, stupidity and a certain kind of wised-up nobility at the most unexpected junctures.
Sons of Yorkshire are not universally renowned for leading England with flair - although that didn't cramp Ray Illingworth's shrewdness, Brian Close's boldness or make Len Hutton less stubborn.
Sheikh Mubarak Al-Duaij, in his statement marking the first anniversary of King Salam's ascending to the throne, said King Salman has employed his substantial experience and political shrewdness, which he had sharpened during his past post as adviser to the former Monarchs, for elevating the Kingdom status aloft internationally, thus affirming its robust role on the world map of politics.
What at first appears 'more money than sense' could turn out to be shrewdness of a high degree.