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stock phrase

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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.
Martin O'Neill's allconquering sinclair and Dembele are good but not superstars side of 16 years ago, who went on to reach the UEFA Cup Final, is the benchmark, to borrow a stock phrase from the Irishman.
The stock phrase, 'Our eyes are windows into our soul,' seemed written with him in mind.
Keep an eye on that one, and call me if it changes," is as much a stock phrase for dermatologists as "Wear your sunscreen.
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.
Since time immemorial this stand-by stock phrase has acted as the most potent weapon against child-like insurrection.
With the little superfluous two-word phrase Eagleton sneaks into the sentence--"he spoke English at least as well as Winston Churchill"--he gives the game away, to borrow a stock phrase that turns up twice in the same chapter of How to Read Literature.
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.