stock phrase


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stock phrase

nfrase f fatta, cliché m inv
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Philip smiled, for this was one of his uncle's stock phrases.
The individual, in such cases, is nearly always sacrificed to what is supposed to be the collective interest: people cling to any convention that keeps the family together--protects the children, if there are any," he rambled on, pouring out all the stock phrases that rose to his lips in his intense desire to cover over the ugly reality which her silence seemed to have laid bare.
The vast majority are seeking ways to travel to Europe, Canada or Australia and the stock phrase I have been told is: "I want a better life for my family.
Best quote Highly commended: Many supporters nominated Lambert's stock phrase of 'We go again' for this category, while Lerner's 'I feel further that now is the time for me to look for new ownership and thus new leadership' was also mentioned.
And you can see his point - it's a stock phrase that is unnecessarily abstruse.
Since time immemorial this stand-by stock phrase has acted as the most potent weapon against child-like insurrection.
He found himself Number 1 in a list of the 50 Worst Mistakes in Business and "Doing a Ratner" became a stock phrase for putting your foot in it, big style.
Although the phrase "excellent bilateral relations" is frequently used by diplomats, sounding sometimes as a stock phrase devoid of any real meaning, as far as relations between the Republic of Macedonia and the Republic of Slovenia are concerned, we can freely say that the phrase is much more than empty words.
It's better that they don't use phrases like 'all options are on the table'," Mehmanparast said, referring to the stock phrase used by Israeli and US leaders about the military option.
I do not wish to build new settlements or to confiscate lands to that end, but we have to allow the residents of the settlements to live normal lives," he said, using the stock phrase for allowing construction to accommodate population growth in settlements.
When you hear, yet again, the stock phrase rolled out by the press office about "having to be responsible in government", you know instinctively that officials within the Assembly are the ones who have essentially made the decisions for these ministers.
I define a stock phrase as one that recurs in many wangga texts.