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  • do not impose

    The broad concept of confidentiality agreements is unobjectionable but care is needed to ensure that such agreements do not impose limitations in the scope of our work such that it would be impossible to report in accordance with the terms of engagement.
  • power to impose

    Furthermore, the Commission has power to impose fines on parties in breach of Article 85(1).
  • seek to impose

    Recent criticism has become increasingly interested in the institutions which seek to impose controls on what we can say about the Renaissance.
  • impose conditions

    The plaintiff can now impose conditions upon or even revoke the permission it has granted.
  • impose a duty

    West Germany had already decided to impose a duty on carbon dioxide emissions, with the proceeds being invested in energy-efficient technology.
  • able to impose

    In neither case is there any additional disciplinary power with which the employer or customer are able to impose their will.
  • try to impose

    men often try to impose coherence on that condition.’
  • impose penalties

    Appeals against his conclusions would be heard by an independent tribunal, which would be able to impose penalties of up to 10% of turnover (although initially this would be limited to £1m).
  • impose fines

    Furthermore, the Commission has power to impose fines on parties in breach of Article 85(1).
  • government to impose

    Relations between the two countries deteriorated further after a decision by the Turkish government to impose visa restrictions on all Britons visiting Turkey after Nov. 1.
  • decision to impose

    It says this is in reply to the government's decision to impose VAT on electricity.
  • impose vat

  • impose similar

    The Social Charter will impose similar wages on the otherwise low-wage economies of the EC, reducing their competitiveness and safeguarding jobs in Germany.
  • attempt to impose

    Clearly this is an attempt to impose a national screening and surveillance programme to monitor the health of older people.
  • right to impose

    First it denies it the right to impose certain obligations, denies that some laws if enacted will be binding.
  • impose order

    ‘In the same way that you hoped to impose order on the undercity?’ asked Tundrish sarcastically.
  • impose controls

    Thirdly, the courts can impose controls on how the discretion is exercised.
  • want to impose

    ‘I don't want to impose on you people, I…’
  • order to impose

    On April 3, the UK Foreign Secretary, Douglas Hurd, said during an interview with the BBC that "I don't think we can get into the business of using force…in order to impose a particular political answer on Iraq" .


  • assumption that there

    The dualist's notion of paraphrase rests on the assumption that there is some basic sense that can be preserved in different renderings.
  • fundamental assumption

    That sums up a fundamental assumption of this work.
  • assumption is made

    (This assumption is made throughout the analysis.)
  • common assumption

    The common assumption is that the survival of the monarchy is proof of the enduring British attachment to its hallucination.
  • reasonable assumption

    "It seems a reasonable assumption."
  • underlie assumption

  • assumption that individuals

    The above analysis has been undertaken on the assumption that individuals have similar tastes and similar incomes; i.e. we have used the assumption of a ‘representative’ individual.
  • make the assumption

    But no, no, because we can make the assump , we can make the assumption that it that the that they could get it, if they don't get it from us they'll get it from whatever the prices.
  • assumption that because

    There is no substance in the assumption that because people are mentally handicapped they are less likely than anyone else to be happy.
  • assumption made

    The assumption made in the empirical literature is that (no effect on consumer prices) and (tax borne in full by labour).
  • assumption that people

    In using this term I am not making the simplistic assumption that people who hold this position are sick.
  • widespread assumption

    I would like to challenge the widespread assumption advanced in Shopping for the planet (NI 203) that dealing with diapers is an impossibly difficult task.


  • wind up

    And it fair put the wind up Rex Mundi.
  • wind speed

    The wind speed and direction, and the cloud height and type were major hurdles to be overcome each hour.
  • wind power

    But even wind power, as heated debates at various public enquiries have revealed, is not without its critics.
  • wind blew

    Outside, the wind blew snow over the gravestones, and there was ice on our windows.
  • strong wind

    There was a strong wind blowing that day too, out of a dark, cloudy sky.
  • gust of wind

    A gust of wind roared across the plain and the insect, blown by it, took wing.
  • wind out

    The words and the theatrical element have in a sense taken the musical wind out of your sails.
  • wind had dropped

    The wind had dropped and air was fresh and crisp.
  • wind and rain

    Over the millennia, the wind and rain destroyed them.
  • wind was blowing

    A wild, stormy wind was blowing, and in the garden I passed the wreck of the great tree.
  • wind blowing

    There was a strong wind blowing that day too, out of a dark, cloudy sky.
  • high wind

    He said, ‘In a high wind, the cloak will pull you over.
  • when the wind

    The sheeting — you know, the polythene sounded like whips cracking when the wind got into it.
  • get wind

    Does it get wind, if so, where from (north, south, east or west)?
  • solar wind

    When the solar wind is weak the upwind magnetopause can lie 100 Jupiter equatorial radii (R J ) from Jupiter.


  • red brick

    In one of those little red brick cottages?
  • brick walls

    Before 1930 most houses were built with solid brick walls.
  • brick building

    One mile to the south of the village lies Sand Hall, a large brick building erected in 1774.
  • brick house

    On the western side of Louth is Thorpe Hall; a beautifully mellow brick house with lichen-clad roof.
  • build of brick

  • bare brick

    In the dining area of the bare brick Kitchen there was a stirring in the pool of lethargy.
  • brick through

    I threw a brick through the window, ran away and then came back and did it again.
  • yellow brick

    He turned to look across the clunch field to the distant row of houses, their yellow brick walls and mean square windows now plainly visible.
  • large brick

    One mile to the south of the village lies Sand Hall, a large brick building erected in 1774.
  • like a brick

    They're like a brick, that's it.
  • brick or stone

    brick or stone enclosure, usually on the outskirts of a village, for stray animals.
  • concrete and brick

    The paratroop regiment that he had left eighteen months before was now bivouacked in a concrete and brick school house on the outskirts of Jalalabad and dominated the low ground of an Afghan valley.
  • brick dust

    In the 19th century, milk was frequently diluted with water, brick dust was added to chocolate and white bread made whiter by the addition of dangerous alum.
  • weather brick

  • brick lane

  • brick built

    Huge six-storey hulks, brick built nearly two hundred years ago.
  • high brick wall

    It had tiny windows like a prison, and a high brick wall all round it.
  • hit a brick

    He then engaged full astern, causing the boat to stop as if it had hit a brick wall, and cried: ‘Drop anchor!’


  • most obvious

    It's the most obvious thing to do.
  • obvious way

    There is no obvious way of resolving the question of crowd composition.
  • less obvious

    Architecture is less obvious, but it still happens.
  • quite obvious

    ‘It all seems quite obvious.
  • very obvious

    ‘They are actually very obvious things,’ he continued.
  • obvious question

    But the obvious question is, does his invention work?
  • so obvious

    Finally, there have been changes over time in the rates of divorce and marriage, although the significance of these for patterns of kin relations may be not so obvious as it first appears.
  • obvious examples

    Except for obvious examples such as the local gossip.
  • become obvious

    It had become obvious a few years back that this was a problem for Britain.
  • obvious reason

    For obvious reasons the use of manpower was particularly affected.
  • too obvious

    The results of not doing so are all too obvious.
  • beyond the obvious

    Suddenly a new aspect appears beyond the obvious and very gradually takes form.
  • obvious example

    Except for obvious examples such as the local gossip.
  • obvious advantage

    The obvious advantage of this is that you only need to lug it around if you're going to use it, so there's another saving on weight.
  • obvious reasons

    For obvious reasons the use of manpower was particularly affected.
  • obvious case

    An obvious case is that of EƤrendil, the first character to take shape in Tolkien's mythology.
  • fairly obvious

    There's a number of fairly obvious things here.


  • cognitive and affective

    Second, what are the cognitive and affective processes involved in stereotype change?
  • affective psychosis

    Thus some investigators have argued that the association is one, not with schizophrenia, but with affective psychosis.
  • affective aspects

    Motivational and affective aspects of human action: a computational approach
  • affective responses

    The affective responses of pupils consist of those behaviours which indicate their attitudes and ultimately the values they hold.
  • affective response

    The affective responses of pupils consist of those behaviours which indicate their attitudes and ultimately the values they hold.
  • affective disorders

    This approach, while including elements of problem-solving, focuses particularly on the thinking style and negative self-ideas that perpetuate affective disorders.
  • affective development

    to adapt the world of sensation to create a vehicle for affective development and articulation.
  • affective aspect

    Motivational and affective aspects of human action: a computational approach
  • affective piety

    The lyric unites feeling and understanding in that wisdom which is the goal of affective piety.
  • schizophrenia and affective

    In addition to these informal clinical observations, there are several other, more scientific, reasons for believing that schizophrenia and affective psychosis are not as distinct from each other as was once thought.
  • affective domain

    The affective domain is similarly divided into a hierarchy of five categories.
  • affective quality

    With this information, British scholars will have in their possession details on the size, structure, composition and affective quality of household relationships since the later Middle Ages.
  • seasonal affective disorder

    There are many forms of depression and a connection between abnormal body clocks and three types of depression have been suspected: rapidly cycling manic-depression, some forms of endogenous depression and seasonal affective disorder.


  • religious commitment

    In addition, what can easily be dismissed as paradox, inconsistency, or even hypocrisy may none the less represent some form of genuine religious commitment.
  • lack of commitment

    Is not that the true measure of the Act and of the Government's lack of commitment to the environment?
  • strong commitment

    The constitution of the association contained a strong commitment to feminist demands for the reform of male sexuality, together with a coercive policy of sexual regulation.
  • ongoing commitment

    It is the level of the government's ongoing commitment to honour the recommendations over pay and conditions of the Nurses' and Midwives' Pay Review Body (PRB) which has so incensed the professions.
  • firm commitment

    The Government for their part have given a firm commitment to implement the recommendations of the review body unless there are clear and compelling reasons to do otherwise.
  • total commitment

    Your success will come because of your will to succeed and your total commitment to your ideal.
  • continue commitment

  • have a commitment

    They should have debriefing sessions with their own counsellor at least monthly and should have a commitment to audit and reaccreditation.