It is precisely this kind of statement that subscribers to The Big Lie seize upon
to "prove" how thoroughly stupid and puritanical Catholics are.
It is fair to ask whether, in the future, accounting firms will seize upon
the favorable jury verdict in the suit against BDO to argue that, in similar cases, they shouldn't be paying anything at all--let alone such excessive amounts.
We have been least successful when we seize upon
a conviction at the local level and take it to the highest state court," says Leonard.
Did he let his imagination seize upon
Van Gogh's billiard table, along with its cue and trio of balls (one red and two white)?
Although it is not inconceivable that some revenue agents might seize upon
the "new business" language in the ruling to disallow a current deduction for training expenses (especially following the Journal's assigning such prominence to the argument(5)), most taxpayers should seek to avoid that self-fulfilling prophecy.
Strangely, for this nation of cities and shopkeepers, the entrepreneurial spirit that would seize upon
and exploit these occasions of geography was slow to develop.
On the other hand, when the opportunity presented itself, as in the Mahdiyya movement in the Sudan and the Pan-Islam movement half a century later, Muslims did not seize upon
these opportunities to consolidate their response and to block Western intrusion.
They seize upon
each new fact and each new piece of news as further support for their pessimism.
Advocates of one side or another seize upon
the estimates that support their positions, and fiercely discredit the ones that are unfavorable.
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