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adjective Indurated; firm.
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Gerhardt had asked this too, and the sentry had said the PO2s followed hard upon.
It is our hope that by transitioning to an online platform we will be able to increase readers' access to our authors' work, and thus improve the reach and impact of the research our authors work so hard upon.
The Minister stressed that the Government is working hard upon draft laws that would prevent corruption schemes.
This phraseology seems rather unfortunate, and when the author writes that 'unless the High Court bit hard upon the native-title bullet, no politician would' (p.
Let's take the most recent benefit fraud outrage panic, prompted by the release of some latest figures by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) hard upon the manslaughter trial revelations of benefit scrounger Mick Philpott.
The idea of drink will be maintained by means of the Jewish stage, Jewish jazz and the Jewish comics until somebody comes down hard upon it as being incentive of treason to the Constitution.
Blake vowed to hit the road hard upon the end of season one of NBC's hit show “The Voice.
It is angry and violent in its generous resort to dessicating wind and sun, to the depressing effects of drouth and dust, and to the flailing scourges of scarifying sand and choking snow that ride hard upon its reckless winds.
5, 1976, for example, a maroon rectangle is pressed down hard upon a royal-blue field, of which only the margin remains.
I have my ambitions, I have my goals that I work hard upon, but expectations: zero.
It is a subject the sport must reflect hard upon if it is to retain the public's broad support.