(1) Hettinga can be admired, and his heart is in the right place.
(2) The Chinese model of development, which combines political repression and economic liberalism, has attracted numerous admirers in the developing world.
(3) But that promise was beginning to startle the markets, which admire Monti’s appetite for austerity and fear the free spending and anti-European views of some Italian politicians.
(4) Admirable, but will destroying ivory get that message through to poachers, ivory traffickers and the workshops in east Asia and elsewhere that buy smuggled raw ivory?
(5) I read somewhere that one of the actresses you admire is Charlize Theron and she's another great beauty who started out modelling but whose breakthrough role came when she uglied up [to play serial killer Aileen Wuornos in Monster ].
(6) Greatly admired Murdoch is certainly putting his money where his mouth is.
(7) Steve Bell on Jeremy Corbyn not singing the national anthem – cartoon Read more Admiral Lord West, former Labour security minister, said the decision not to sing the anthem was extraordinary.
(8) Trawling through the private telephone conversations of royals, politicians and celebrities in the hope of picking up scandalous gossip is not seen as legitimate news gathering and the techniques of entrapment which led to the recent Pakistani match-fixing scandal , although grudgingly admired in this particular case, are derided as manufacturing the news.
(9) You had to admire the party’s commitment to its Alan Partridge roots.
(10) While Claude Moraes MEP's committee on surveillance is admirably pursuing this agenda, member states remain unresponsive.
(11) No wonder celebrities all take selfies of themselves all day long, admiring and capturing their specialness for themselves.
(12) This is a team who have found their feet after that winless group section, a side who have already seen off the much admired Croatia and who can ruffle the feathers of the hosts or the reigning world champions.
(13) But somewhere along the way, his passion for good, fresh food – admirable and infectious in every respect – appears to have transformed into evangelical life-coaching.
(14) Admirably, Clinton kept her cool throughout, particularly Trump when spoke over her to call her “such a nasty woman”.
(15) When he had those Aids I went to my synagogue and I prayed for him.” Sterling said he admired Johnson, 53, as a “good” man, then contradicted himself.
(16) But it's still a neat model to watch – and admire.
(17) Again, he took a coasting, if not moribund, council department and turned it into an innovative, widely admired and emulated approach to social work (known as the "Hackney model").
(18) She insists she has no regrets about dedicating herself to the man millions admired but few really got to know.
(19) "I'm not going to suddenly stop admiring his unique comic talent because I've switched teams," Allen told the Guardian.
(20) David Puttnam, president of the Film Distributors' Association, said in a statement: "The report's clear message that everyone should have the opportunity to engage with film, and that watching, exploring, understanding and creating film is important for young people and the audience as a whole, is as admirable as it is welcome."
(a.) Worthy of being commended or praised; laudable; praiseworthy.
(1) Last week, the army major who ordered Dar to be tied to the vehicle was awarded a commendation for his counter-insurgency work in the region.
(2) With commendable alacrity, meanwhile, the developers at art-game co-operative KOOPmode have already released a downloadable satire on how Facebook might work in 3D , graced with the irresistible tagline: "Scroll Facebook … with your face".
(3) This lustrous amber oil looks lovely and is commended for its "subtle", more neutral flavour.
(4) Furthermore, rodents frequently develop immunity to, and become carriers of, these organisms, and there is little to commend their use, except in lightly populated areas where control is infrequently applied.
(5) In the circumstances, they showed commendable resolve not to allow all the changes and disruption to break their supremacy.
(6) Channel 4 News is to be commended for pioneering this move, particularly as a mere 0.4% of British journalists are Muslim , according to study by City University.
(7) The illustrated format was commended by students for its clinical relevance but certain problems with the reproduction of radiographs and the selection of data have been revealed.
(8) Patients, family members, and a physician wrote letters of commendation regardless of the LOS, payer source, total charges, time spent with the patient, and personnel who provided the care.
(9) The satisfactory results commend the procedure, which has yet to gain global acceptance.
(10) Whatever the answer, this is a brave move and I commend her.
(11) The president then commended Jackson as “proof of what a young person can accomplish free of drink or drug abuse”.
(12) The problems of monitoring children whilst they receive radiotherapy under general anaesthesia are discussed, the merits of different methods are reviewed and the use of the capnograph is commended.
(13) "We are managing an unprecedented situation and all the staff involved should be commended for their dedication and hard work during this difficult time," said a Prison Service spokesperson.
(14) Bryant told the committee that he commended the current Yard inquiry under Deputy Assistant Commissioner Sue Akers.
(15) Glasgow city council and the emergency services are also to be commended, firstly for their rigorous scrutiny of the proposal and secondly for having the courage to grant the first approval.
(16) President Obama, while commendably showing her mercy, also oversaw a justice department that prosecuted more whistleblowers than all other administrations combined, while casting an unmistakable chill over investigative reporting and press freedom.
(17) It said the bishop was "commended" to it by the then archbishop of Rwanda, Emmanuel Kolini.
(18) "We commend our soldiers for exhibiting resolve even while under heavy fire."
(19) Two criteria (willingness and medical benefit) are commended in the context of initiating treatment, while three distinctions (willing v unwilling, passive v active, and terminal v nonterminal) are found to be particularly helpful when deciding if treatment should be terminated.
(20) Work in Europe and the US over the past two years has commended aspirin as an anti-blood clotting agent for heart and stroke sufferers.