Sentence Examples


  • Alex had taught Jonathan to shoot the first year after they had adopted him, but today he still got the same precautionary lecture that her father had given her.
  • The royal commissioner for finance, Giacomelli, had, as a precautionary measure, seized the pontifical treasury; but upon being informed by Cardinal Antonelli that among the funds deposited in the treasury were 1,000,000 crowns of Peters Pence offered by the faithful to the pope in person, the commissioner was authorized by the Italian council of state not only to restore this sum, but also to indemnify the Holy See for moneys expended for the service of the October coupon of the pontifical debt, that debt having been taken over by the Italian state.
  • Nor was there wanting still another precautionary motive more related to Ahab personally.
  • The extent that the precautionary principle is applied in the E.U. might lead to a more risk averse culture than the US.
  • Countries should assess the risk and take precautionary measures against developing BSE in cattle and the human disease vCJD.

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