"You should never seem surprised when you have taken a large order," said he; "you ought to have replied `Can't you make it three hundred and fifty?' instead of capsizing in that unbusinesslike
"They are nice," she said decidedly, "but unbusinesslike
She shook her head, and declined to answer, at the same time looking at the door as if to intimate that it was time for this unbusinesslike
conversation to end.
Pickwick saw, on popping his head out of the coach window, the boy in the gray livery very busily employed in putting up the shutters --the which, being an unusual and an unbusinesslike
proceeding at that hour of the morning, at once suggested to his mind two inferences: the one, that some good friend and patient of Mr.
That note, scribbled in pencil, sent through the matron, was unbusinesslike
as well as cruel, and decreased at once the value of the woman who had written it.
Commentators and public officials alike came to view state administration as "unwieldy, wasteful, and thoroughly unbusinesslike
," (132) and viewed state administrative reorganization as an "urgent" matter.
2002) (rejecting a Price Waterhouse-based argument and finding that an employer's policy deeming dreadlocked hair "unbusinesslike
" was not discriminatory).
Noting the partial payments frequently made on scripts by Philip Henslowe in his book of accounts (or "diary"), Chambers blamed these playwrights for "unbusinesslike
To Lars Engle, his liberality appears "unbusinesslike
," but it is actually profitable for his business in the long run.
Mike Sisson-Pell, for Baird, accused Tokyo Industries of acting in a very "unbusinesslike
That the Advisory Group to Hillsborough lacked a proper structure and that its procedure was "casual and unbusinesslike
Weighing against a profit motive were the taxpayer's unbusinesslike
manner of carrying on the activity, his lack of success in similar activities, his history of losses, his lack of even occasional profits, and his financial status.