(1) The beach curved around us and the sun shone while the rest of the UK shivered under grey skies and sleet.
(2) The case shone a light on the poor conditions inside Egyptian prisons, and the often arbitrary nature of Egypt’s judicial system.
(3) The case of a 15-month-old patient with Shone's anomaly is reported.
(4) In an impassioned speech that invoked his parents' past as refugees, Miliband told Labour voters and activists in Cumbernauld: "The values of the Scottish people have shone through in this referendum campaign, whatever side that they're on, the values of justice, of fairness and equality.
(5) Afterwards all sides claimed victory, but there was widespread agreement that Fiorina, the former head of Hewlett-Packard, shone as an articulate, forceful outsider who hammered Trump as well as Hillary Clinton, the Democratic frontrunner whose name came up 32 times.
(6) The financial crisis represents an opportunity for responsible investing The global economic crisis left investors reeling and shone a light on some of the worst practices within financial markets.
(7) There was no intention to exploit anyone or indeed supply cheap labour; our time in training and people investment shone through on the day with compliments from officials at how well turned out and efficient our team was.
(8) Since a hugely disappointing 2015 European Under-21 Championship when England finished bottom of their group , Southgate’s latest crop have shone.
(9) Another co-author, John Hemingway, is the grandson of Ernest Hemingway , who shone a spotlight on the San Fermín festival in his 1926 novel The Sun Also Rises.
(10) However, government officials were forced to respond to the film, not least when an outcry in China following the film's Oscar nomination shone a spotlight on the Chinese victims of the death squads.
(11) The sun shone continuously, our little tent seemed great fun and we travelled around in a lovely (if temperamental) convertible sports car.
(12) 3 ) Stoke’s three-pointed star has shone brighter When on song Stoke’s three star turns form a kind of Bermuda Triangle that suck in opposition defences via their devilry on and off the ball.
(13) Press scrutiny, which has shone light on the close links between some senior Podemos people and Venezuela, also hurt their brand just before March 22 elections for the parliament of the strongly socialist southern region of Andalucia, where they nevertheless doubled their vote (from European elections) to 15%.
(14) Jeremain Lens, an £8.5m signing from Dynamo Kyiv, shone against Swansea, as did Yann M’Vila, who is on loan from Rubin Kazan, but the summer’s other signings, Adam Matthews (£2m from Celtic), Younès Kaboul (£3m from Tottenham) and Sebastián Coates (£2m from Liverpool) are yet to impress.
(15) To assess operative results and late outcome, we reviewed the records of 30 consecutive patients seen with Shone's anomaly at our institution between 1966 and 1989.
(16) The case has shone an unflattering light on the Horn of Africa country and the fledgling institutions put in place with western support after two decades of civil war.
(17) The five-week trial, which has cost millions of pounds, shone a light on the alleged criminal career of a man who was described during evidence as too big for the Metropolitan police to tackle.
(18) With Thursday's assault quickly followed by Golden Dawn attacks on socialist MPs campaigning in northern Greece and leftwing students at Athens' Panteion University, there are mounting concerns that the darkening mood could be a precursor of worse to come – even if Kasidiaris's explosive temper has shone a spotlight on the party as never before.
(19) Outside, the sun shone and temperatures soared into the mid-20s.
(20) The sharp increase in the number of executions in the kingdom has alarmed human rights groups and shone a light, albeit a faint one, on the judicial practices of one of the most secretive societies in the world.
(v. t.) To avoid; to keep clear of; to get out of the way of; to escape from; to eschew; as, to shun rocks, shoals, vice.
(1) Although there are some circumstances in which it is sensible to privatise, there are many good reasons why wholesale privatisation should be shunned .
(2) They shun cost-benefit analysis but soak up aid money, saying Haiti's state is incompetent and corrupt.
(3) "I ask all Americans with a conscience to shun anything and everything to do with the murderous state of Georgia."
(4) Four months after she was artificially inseminated after shunning the attentions of her prospective mate, Yang Guang, Tian Tian appears to have lost her appetite and is showing signs of moodiness and "nesting" behaviour.
(5) Some male relatives shunned him, believing it shameful or that he might have been a willing participant.
(6) Jin said China would probably support economic measures but would shun security-related action such as signing up to the Proliferation Security Initiative.
(7) A study released in August by the nonpartisan Commonwealth Fund came to the rather interesting conclusion that if the so-called invincibles shun the new law, it will be because the plans cost more than they think they can afford and not because they feel that they are above needing healthcare coverage.
(8) Famously ascetic, teetotal and vegetarian, he meditates, practises yoga and shuns the trappings of office.
(9) Scotland remains the only country not to teach its own children its history, and the built heritage has been neglected, bulldozed or shunned by politicians fearing anything that might be construed as “too nationalistic”.
(10) They include: the impending introduction of free school meals for all infant pupils in England; the addition of cooking skills to the school curriculum; and last year's voluntary agreement on a clearer food-labelling scheme , although a number of major food producers have shunned it.
(11) He’ll face competition from Manchester City though with Pep Guardiola shunning a wealth of Barcelona and Bayern Munich stars and identifying the England man as his top transfer target during a meeting with City’s top brass in, er, Amsterdam.
(12) But it is also to do with a work culture that shuns initiative and rewards indolence.
(13) He shuns parliament, he rarely gives interviews, even to friendly media, and he runs away from reporters.
(14) Once raped, they are stigmatised or shunned by their own families and villages.
(15) Some progressives are still shunning the event, with reports both of white women feeling excluded by talk of race relations, and minority women citing privileged whites acknowledging too little, too late their struggle against chronic class and race discrimination.
(16) Kicking a tuft of grass and pretending not to notice they had shunned him.
(17) These can be done by refusing to pay tax, shunning all government functions as it will be an illegal government, and any meetings called by any minister and president, and – where possible – they must engage in simultaneous public demonstrations to express their anger and frustration."
(18) Choosing to help their neighbours to their own detriment over time is pretty refreshing to see.” For all that, some residents in low-income communities feel shunned by more affluent towns close by.
(19) It was widely assumed the Germany international would move on in January after being shunned by Mourinho at the start of the season but, as the manager now accepts, the player is the one in control.
(20) As we know, millions of voters shunned the heavy handed warnings from Downing Street and its remain campaign about the risk to 3m EU-linked jobs, tax rises and savage spending cuts.