(1) But this is fairly typical of the flat-footed and lackadaisical attitude that we’ve seen from the outset.
(2) In this week's small-screen news, Alan Carr abandons his planned sitcom about dog walkers, blaming himself for being too lackadaisical to make it happen ; London Live, the Evening Standard's new London TV station, has bought up the hit YouTube sitcom All About the Mackenzies ; and Peep Show's imminent demise has been confirmed by Channel 4 head of comedy Phil Clarke .
(3) The prime minister, who has often been criticised for a lackadaisical approach to government, showed that he had learnt from his political hero Harold Macmillan when he wielded the No 10 carving knife in a manner rarely seen in recent years.
(4) The lack of robust incentives or sanctions from funders fosters a lackadaisical attitude among scientists, who must also bear some of the responsibility for the slow adoption of open access.
(5) • Markets reacted lackadaisically but there were some warnings in the financial world that this could be bad.
(6) They used to be lackadaisical but they got involved and found out that if you become part of a movement, you can change things.
(7) Jeb Bush backs brother's NSA surveillance program to keep America safe Read more In a speech that was sharply skeptical of Iran, demonstratively supportive of Israel and disdainful of a White House foreign policy that he characterized as lackadaisical and foolish, Bush covered everything from the legacy in Iraq and Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s controversial visit to Washington to surveillance reform and relations with Cuba.
(8) Though AIDS was expected to arrive in Brazil, complacent, unconcerned officials responded in a lackadaisical manner through the veil of an abstract, inappropriate, and ideological Western-oriented model.
(9) A Conservative peer and former cabinet minister has attacked the UK media's "lackadaisical" response to the US whistleblower Edward Snowden and called on "defenders of liberty" to speak out against invasion of personal freedoms by the intelligence services.
(10) The "world team" played lackadaisical football, letting passes slide through and melting away whenever Kadyrov, stocky and heavy on his feet, had the ball.
(11) It means that far too many young people are lackadaisical in the way they present themselves for work.” He continued: “Youth unemployment in our country is far too high, and it is in everyone’s interest to make sure that young people receive the very best education and training to improve this situation.” Let’s all applaud the suggestion that youth unemployment is a problem the young people have brought on themselves, that employers are sweating plasma trying to find a single candidate who doesn’t turn up to the interview four days late, in pyjamas, with crayons stuffed up their nose.
(12) They moved to their own unpredictable beat, so much so that I would not have put money on them still being with us today, so laidback was their attitude, so lackadaisical their work rate, so uninterested were they in press or promotion.
(13) While the company has run afoul of US law for its lackadaisical approach to questions of real estate ownership, it has in Cuba an opportunity to start fresh with a government newly open to American businesses.
(14) "I am very surprised at the way in which the press in Britain has been so lackadaisical and not seen that there are issues here of huge importance.
(15) She told the Guardian the official investigation had been at best a “lackadaisical” effort and at worst a “huge fabrication”.
(16) We want the company hosting these threats to be less lackadaisical and able to respond faster.
(17) She sounds lackadaisical, but while she describes herself as "calm and laid-back", she also says she will "fight and fight and fight to keep acting in my life.
(18) From there they both won King’s Scholarships to Eton where Johnson’s famously lackadaisical approach – he failed to prepare his speech – led them to lose the house debating competition.
(1) The advocates of reform – including the Guardian – should be unenthusiastic about endorsing a messy compromise with unintended consequences and with the prospect of years of stalemate in the courts and with the regulator itself.
(2) Low wages often mean high employee turnover and unenthusiastic workers, Flickinger said, and that can translate into poor customer service and low customer satisfaction.
(3) Weaving believes that "hard outcomes" are the best way of convincing unenthusiastic GPs that the new commissioning model works.
(4) Does it sound unenthusiastic to raise a sabbatical and postpone your start date for a year before you've even begun?
(5) Subjects listened to an audiotaped persuasive message that conveyed arguments of either high or low quality and that was responded to by either an enthusiastic or an unenthusiastic overheard audience.
(6) The EU’s environment department is unenthusiastic about the review and officials stress that they want to modernise rather than bury the conservation rules.
(7) This xenophobia mimicked a wider trend in eastern and central Europe – whose citizens were consistently the most unenthusiastic about the benefits of immigration.
(8) He is understandably unenthusiastic about going into details.
(9) It is about building bridges with all the parties in Northern Ireland James Brokenshire, Northern Ireland secretary As well as dismissing Anderson’s suggestion of an independent talks chairman, Brokenshire appeared unenthusiastic about a proposal from the Independent Unionist MP Sylvia Hermon that American diplomat Barbara Stephenson might be nominated as overseer at the discussions.
(10) The Obama administration, too, remained deeply unenthusiastic about military involvement.
(11) Not only is he unenthusiastic about Juncker, he was the biggest winner in the European elections and will hold the EU's rotating six-month presidency from 1 July.
(12) And, though it was perhaps unsurprising that Cameron should be unenthusiastic about Juncker’s candidacy, the vehemence of his opposition was extraordinary.
(13) The army, in particular, tends to be unenthusiastic, not just because it could mean more cuts in troops but because nuclear weapons are not something it can train with or ever expect to see used.
(14) Tehmina Kazi, director of British Muslims for Secular Democracy , is similarly unenthusiastic about the national debate idea.
(15) A further 37% of people were described as unenthusiastic about their online activities.
(16) The indifferent or unenthusiastic IDC (I don’t care) first appeared in 1989, while CBA (can’t be arsed) dates from 1998.
(17) The Obama administration, which has been reluctant to cast itself as anti-Wall Street, is unenthusiastic.
(18) His complaints about funding have led to reports of tensions between him and Downing Street, where aides are said to have expressed irritation in private about Stevens’ “unenthusiastic” approach to finding further savings in the NHS.
(19) The majority of the 14 general practitioners interviewed were unenthusiastic about the scheme.
(20) We turned our backs on them and many of them have either withheld their votes from us or felt disillusioned, unenthusiastic and unmotivated,” he said.