He may have done this on his own initiative
, but it is also quite possible that in her desperation she urged him to it; he certainly implied that she had taken to book-writing because it must be easy if I could do it.
The Rajah Muda Saffir, tiring of the excuses and delays which Bududreen interposed to postpone the fulfillment of his agreement with the former, whereby he was to deliver into the hands of the rajah a certain beautiful maiden, decided at last to act upon his own initiative
. The truth of the matter was that he had come to suspect the motives of the first mate of the Ithaca, and not knowing of the great chest attributed them to Bududreen's desire to possess the girl for himself.
He is force, energy, initiative
and good judgment combined and personified.
"I will not remind you," he said, "that you came on your own initiative
. I owe you the idea, however, so I will tell you the sort of person I shall look out for.
He has no initiative
. He's an able sailor, but he can't command.
It was Daylight's initiative
. After clearing away the moss and grass, a fire of dry spruce was built.
He met delicacy with delicacy, though it was obvious to her that the initiative
in all such matters lay with her and must lie with her always.
and India Knowledge Initiative
on Agriculture, something that will focus on promoting teaching, research, service and commercial linkages between our two countries, and especially our training institutions and universities.
A new biotechnology initiative
to extract plant oil for cancer fighting drugs is expected to take root in Kenora.
Often facing entrenched opposition in state legislatures, reformers are increasingly turning to the initiative
process to establish independent, nonpartisan redistricting commissions.
The Open Archives Initiative
Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH) has been widely adopted since its initial release in 2001.
Within the activities of the 7th National Youth Conference that took place recently, President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi launched the first conference of the presidential initiative
Haya Karima (Decent Life).