(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."
(adv.) In a laudable manner.
(1) Why is it so surprising to people that a boy like Chol, just out of conflict, has thought through the needs of his country in such a detailed way?” While Beah’s zeal is laudable, the situation in South Sudan is dire .
(2) But, considering the high stakes involved in the gamble to permit suboptimal glucose regulation, it seems no longer rational to regard hyperglycemia as any more inevitable in the diabetic, than was "laudable pus" in the post-operative patient of yesteryear.
(3) The BBC Trust said director general Tony Hall had shown “laudable public ambition and commitment to change” but said it had “yet to feed through into change on air and in audience perceptions”.
(4) Laudable but not original, and a direct copy of an article published 12 years ago on Health Care in a Land Called PeoplePower (Health Expectations 2001; 4: 144-50).
(5) Honesty should extend to new commitments like seven-day services, a laudable aspiration with a hefty price tag.
(6) There’s a generosity of spirit there, which I think is laudable, and the British film industry ought to be very grateful.” Scott also has had to grapple recently with the shock of sudden personal tragedy.
(7) But even their contribution of 2,000 soldiers, while laudable, falls short of achieving anything other than the absolute basics: protecting French interests and citizens, and guarding key points like the airport and parliament.
(8) While the aim may be laudable, the centralised, top-down, regulation-driven approach seems odd given the potential for such a scheme to become costly and complicated; it is also ironic given the title of the bill.
(9) While the trend toward more conservative transfusion practices is laudable, blood transfusions should not be withheld because of fear of transfusion-transmitted disease.
(10) What started as a laudable if ambitious simplification of the welfare system has since been undermined by a toxic mix of hyperbole about what it will achieve, predictable IT bungling and, crucially, a series of stealth cuts that are changing the policy's character in advance of it coming to fruition.
(11) In one sense, it's laudable that he won't submit to the strictures of manufactured outrage, but his stance against professional offence-takers seems increasingly marked by coarse sensationalism.
(12) "We have come to the reluctant conclusion that the offender management model, however laudable its aspirations, is not working in prisons," say the chief inspector of prisons, Nick Hardwick, and the chief inspector of probation, Liz Calderbank.
(13) A laudable trend of preserving the knee was noted but poor stump conditions were the most important factors influencing the length of hospital stay (average 51 days).
(14) Interestingly, the Honolulu Heart Program, with its laudable efforts to collect both autopsy and arteriographic quantitations of atherosclerosis, provides perhaps the best illustration in the current literature of the power of using multiple endpoints for coronary artery disease to more completely elucidate the role of risk factors in the natural history of that disease.
(15) Medical empowerment of the elderly, a laudable social goal, can be as contradictory as informed consent itself and many elderly patients may opt out of their own decision making.
(16) For all the laudable initiatives, the more you complicate it, the more you benefit those who have got advice.
(17) The goal towards greater effectiveness and efficiency of the legal aid system is laudable, but a legal system that does not help those in need to get access to justice is a system which will, ultimately, be less efficient and cost more.
(18) Efforts to reorganize the survey process to make it more outcome-oriented are being initiated and, while this is laudable, there is no assurance that the process will be effective.
(19) Foster and adoption placements must be right first time Read more Fostering and adoption agency Tact, of which I am chief executive, recognises that these proposals are well-intentioned and come from a laudable place.
(20) If – a big if – the laudable new ICT curriculum (due to start this September) works, in roughly seven years' time we'll be in great shape, as a new generation of properly tech-ready kids graduate into the industry.