waiting game


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a strategy of delay

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The Wakefield buses were very accommodating but once we returned to Huddersfield we were faced with the same problem with steps as before and the waiting game began again.
Meanwhile, Mackay has to play another waiting game over the fitness of full-back Kevin McNaughton before tomorrow's trip to Nottingham Forest.
Throughout the course of the five-minute segment, WAITING GAME Publications will showcase their innovative advertising tool, used by small to medium sized businesses, that is located in waiting rooms or where people experience wait times.
MARK HUGHES is prepared to play the waiting game in an attempt to snare Samuel Eto'o and Carlos Tevez.
It's now a waiting game for the two companies hoping to secure a pounds 2.
DAVID HAYE knows the waiting game is nearly over and his world heavyweight title dream is close to becoming a reality.
Most of the 20-lap, race was a waiting game for Ben Hendi and Al Merri as they watched arch-rivals Shaikh Hassan Bin Jabor Al Thani and Steve Curtis storm off from pole position and open up a commanding lead of more than 20 seconds.
JAMIE Donaldson plans on playing a waiting game as he bids to become the first Welshman to lift the Celtic Manor Wales Open.
Though bridge supporters are a long way from reaching the $60 million needed to complete restoration, the roughly $12 million dollars drummed since the announcement has helped them believe that the five-year waiting game they have played for the go-ahead is finally over.
Now, with M&A activity well off its highs and the IPO market virtually shut down, VCs are re-learning their old waiting game.
So it remains a waiting game as members of both the CDF and DZero collaborations continue sifting through their bale of data.
Many CEOs see their new direct reports as not just playing a waiting game, but as defensive and anxious to justify their past performance--in clear opposition to the board's decision to make changes.
The Cameron Lake project southeast of Kenora is playing a waiting game with the price of gold and the Duport Mine property on Shoal Lake is surrounded by controversy over fear of water contamination.
In addition to the fine tuning of TD-SCDMA, the reasons given for the delay include the fact that a certain waiting game needs to be played to avoid too much exposure of the gaps in equipment and technological levels between central China and the string of big cities along the coast (Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen) which would naturally be the first concerned by 3G.
Kat said: "We will never properly know if the treatment has been successful so for now it's a waiting game.